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 a communication specialist with experience in the private sector and on various campaigns. He's the communications director for the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy. Commentary here is strictly his own.