Dailies 1/22/15

Perusing Obama’s SOTU laundry list, a Buckley aphorism comes to mind: “Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive.”

  • If you can afford crack, you can afford a bag of apples.
  • Bader: Romney’s entrance would be to Walker’s advantage

About the writer: Chris Rochester is editor in chief of Morning Martini. He’s an armchair politico, veteran of several campaigns, and communications specialist. He's the communications director for the MacIver Institute. Commentary here is strictly his own.