VIDEO-- PA Gov. Tom "You Just Have to Close Your Eyes” Corbett: Most unemployed people are on drugs


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Why, it seems like only yesterday that I posted PA Gov. Tom Corbett trailed all challengers by 9-plus points.

Oh wait. It was yesterday.

And now it's today, and Tom “You Just Have to Close Your Eyes” Corbett is right back in the news, apparently making a perverse effort to widen those poll numbers even more.

When it came to his state's unemployment numbers, Gov. Blamey McLowPolls pointed the finger at all those icky jobless Takers being on drugs:

"The other area is, there are many employers that say we’re looking for people but we can’t find anybody that has passed a drug test, a lot of them. And that’s a concern for me because we’re having a serious problem with that."

Via Think Progress, where they note that out of all the people they drug tested in 19 Pennsylvania counties, only two people have failed:

During an appearance on a local radio show this week, Corbett sought to explain away Pennsylvania’s less than stellar performance, arguing that the state gained 111,000 private sector jobs since he took office and is “doing better than other states.” 

At least he didn't blame Obama. How novel.