Stimulus package? Sen. McCain suggests $1 coins could be good for strippers
Who among us hasn’t wished we could pelt strippers with coins instead of dollar bills? Thankfully, Sen. John McCain is looking to make that dream a reality.
McCain is part of a bipartisan group of senators pushing for the COINS Act, which calls for $1 bills to be replaced by $1 coins. It’s supposed reduce government waste (yeah, right). At least one strip club owner has voiced his concern about the legislation, but as McCain sees it:
Care to explain, Senator?
When pressed about the predicament facing scores of the country’s skin-baring and bill-collecting women, McCain responded without missing a beat, “Then I hope that they could obtain larger denominations.”
The 76-year-old lawmaker began answering another reporter’s prying questions before cracking a smile and hollering to [The Hill’s gossip blog In The Know] down a Capitol hallway, “Fives, tens, one hundreds!”
We stand corrected. Or something. But mostly, we stand weirded out:
Hmmm. Well, maybe we should try harder to understand where McCain is coming from: