I want to get them the resources that are necessary to lift them out of this water and the sand and the ashes and the death that’s over there in the East Coast and especially in the Northeast.

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But not one big shot to just open up the checkbook, because they spent it on Gucci bags and massage parlors and everything you can think of in addition to what was necessary.

Iowa Rep. Steve King, worrying aloud during a debate last night that Hurricane Sandy relief funds might be spent like how Hurricane Katrina relief funds were spent. On Gucci bags and massage parlors.And with one racist dog whistle (not really a dog whistle when everyone can hear it, bro), King managed to point a gnarled middle finger at two major American cities and millions of people outside of those cities struggling to recover from a pair of natural disasters.

At this time, off would be the best direction in which you should fuck, Mr. King. And up should be the direction in which you’d be wise to shut.