Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor probably thought he was being clever. But it turns out, as is so often the case, he was just being a jackass:
So, leaving aside Cantor's suggestion that the president wants to raise everyone's taxes—a standard Republican bullshit talking point—what exactly is Cantor mocking?
For some older adults, the online video game World of Warcraft (WoW) may provide more than just an opportunity for escapist adventure. Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that playing WoW actually boosted cognitive functioning for older adults – particularly those adults who had scored poorly on cognitive ability tests before playing the game.Because there's nothing funnier than medical research on cognitive functioning in seniors. Well, maybe it could be even funnier if it offered insight into the treatment of Alzheimer's and dementia. That would be a laugh riot.
But hey, why let facts get in the way of juvenile tweets designed to mislead, eh, Eric?