(The Hill) Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) knew President Obama's push to make community college free was trouble, and is invoking a little math to tell the president that nothing has changed.
"It sounded exciting at first," Boehner's office wrote in a blog post Friday amid a spattering of Taylor Swift gifs from her popular music videos showing her shaking it off, getting hit in the head with a basketball and attacking a vintage hotrod with a golf club.
"But then, we got to thinking. Free?! Is he using magic money? Nothing is free," his staffers wrote, suggesting the Speaker would never, ever back the president's plan.
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Obama's plan isn't a beautiful handwritten note, Boehner's staff says: "The president knows full well there’s no blank space in the taxpayers' checkbook."