Deficit hawks folded like a cheap suitPosted: December 27, 2017 Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: all over her like a cheap suit, CNBC, deficit hawks, expressions, folded like a cheap suitcase, GOP, humor, Jim Cramer, language, malaphor, malaphors, words Leave a comment
This timely beauty was uttered by CNBC’s Jim Cramer on his show “Squawk on the Street”. He was talking about the Republicans who had been deficit hawks for years and now voted for a tax bill that grows the deficit by at least 1.5 trillion dollars. It is a nice mashup of “folded like a cheap suitcase” (collapse easily) and “all over her like a cheap suit” (pawing and clinging; seductive). You can hear and see this one on the following link:
Kudos to Sam Edelmann for hearing this one. He was all over it like a cheap suitcase.