My faith in our political system has been blown to ribbons

Husband and wife were having a discussion concerning the Trump administration and this was blurted out. It is a congruent conflation of “blown to bits” and “torn/cut to ribbons”, both meaning to destroy something. A tip of the hat to John Kooser for sending this one in.


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