Five of the most-liked Washington Post comments from the last 24 hours

December 17, 2013

Tuesday’s top five comments are all succinct. Two comments from The Plum Line crack the list.

1. From The GOP’s Great Depression agenda by Ryan Cooper; bertram2 (32 likes)

Walmart employees should not need to collect food stamps. Work on that, Ryan.

2. From AP Benghazi story challenges Fox News ‘stand down’ scoop by Erik Wemple; RickyGibson (30 likes)

My suggestion for the marketing department of Fox News.

“Fair and Balanced” is getting a little old. How about “Fox News–when the truth *just isn’t good enough.*”

3. From Pope Francis turns the other cheek by Jonathan Capehart; CXT20 (21 likes)

Francis knows what the far right is saying, but I doubt he cares. I take him at his word. He is trying to represent what he things Jesus would represent. Somehow Jesus seems more important to me than Rush Limbaugh.

4. From How much teachers get paid — state by state by Valerie Strauss; RetiredOfficer (20 likes)

Considering their responsibilities, teachers are grossly underpaid. More importantly, they are under-appreciated.

5. From Morning Plum: Insurance industry bets on Obamacare. GOP bets on failure by Greg Sargent; yellojkt (16 likes)

Obamacare is the all purpose excuse for anything healthcare related: higher premiums, network changes, doctors retiring, ambulances running over pedestrians, whatever. It can all be blamed on Obamacare.

Related: Monday’s top comments

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