Earlier today it was reported that Eric Cantor couldn't explain Mitt Romney's attacks on Obama's plan for savings in Medicare like this
Eric Cantor ‘Can’t Speak To’ Why Romney Is Attacking Obama On Medicare
SAHIL KAPUR AUGUST 31, 2012, 9:47 AM
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) can’t — or won’t — say why Mitt Romney is attacking President Obama for Medicare provider cuts that Paul Ryan’s budget embraced.
“The assumption was that, um, the, the, ah, again — I probably can’t speak to that in an exact way so I better just not,” Cantor said, as quoted by FortuneSo how does House Majority Leader Eric Cantor salute workers on Labor Day?
Cantor tells Workers they didn't build anything!
Here's Eric Cantor's tweet meant as a slap in the face to working people on Labor Day:
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Eric CantorCantor show a breathtaking level of insensitivity. Apparently he (and his Teapublican buddies) would be happier if the holiday was named Chamber of Commerce Day after his party's biggest sponsor.
Today, we celebrate those who have taken a risk, worked hard, built a business and earned their own success.
Here are some of the responses on Twitter:
Keith Olbermann @KeithOlbermann
You do that. We in America, meantime, will celebrate Workers, Unions, and Labor. Hence the name RT @GOPLeader Today...
Ed Schultz @edshow
Rep. Eric Cantor gives a twitter shout out to bosses on labor day http://thinkprogress.org/... #stayclassy
digby @digby56Hat tip to LittlePurpleUSA for digging this gem up.
Eric Cantor insults workers everywhere, by @DavidOAtkins