[Reince] Priebus [head of the Republican National Committee] went on to pin the stagnant economy on Obama, arguing that Republican obstruction, including last summer's unprecedented debt-ceiling standoff, was not a relevant factor in the November election.
"The president is the head of this country. The fish rots at the head," Priebus said. "I don't think people are begging for another four years of this misery ... with a president who acts like he's not living on Earth.--Huffington Post (July 8, 2012)
"Penny: I was saying um, maybe we could get the city to donate the building to our cause. We would be able to provide 250 new beds, get people off the streets and into job training so they could… buy rocket packs and go to the moon and become… florists… You’re not really interested in the homeless are you?
Dr. Horrible: No, I am. But they’re a symptom. You’re treating a symptom and the disease rages on, consumes the human race. The fish rots from the head as they say. So my thinking is why not cut off the head.
Penny: Of the human race?
Dr. Horrible: It’s not a perfect metaphor . . .