Does Dick Durbin Really Wonder Why People Don’t Trust His Math?

From Face the Nation this morning:

On Sunday, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said he had six words of warning for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio): “If you break it, you own it.”

Democrat math at its finest.

I figured it was possible that The Hill paraphrased wrong, so I found the CBS transcript, and sure enough

AND I MIGHT SAY TO SPEAKER BOEHNER, HE SHOULD REMEMBER SIX WORDS: IF YOU BREAK IT, YOU OWN IT.

That would be the opening story on the evening news tonight if Michele Bachmann said it.

Durbin joins the ranks of my other favorite numerically-challenged politician, Joe Biden:

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