Tonight on the Daily Show, Jon Stewart introduced the concept of generational equity to his loyal viewers.
(approximate transcript, by me)
The cost of the Iraq war so far ? $2,083 per taxpayer. I know what you're thinking--I could have adopted several Third World children with that money. Or spent it on an eight-ball and a night with a fancy hooker.
But hey, that's not money out of your pocket. We have deficit spending! Borrowing! Don't think of it as $2000 you don't have. Think of it as TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS your GRANDCHILDREN don't have [cut to pic of adorable grandkids]. And seriously! F*ck them! They think you smell like ass!!!!!