The Anti-Stimulus Crowd Blows a Gasket -- Dean Baker
The anti-stimulus crowd is getting desperate. The possibility that a young charismatic new president will push through an ambitious package that begins to set the economy right is truly terrifying to this crew. After all, if the economy begins to turn around and has largely recovered in three or four years, the Republican leadership can look forward to spending most of their careers in the political wilderness.
President Obama will cakewalk to re-election, and even his designated successor will be able to benefit from the glow of his success.
This explains the need that many Republicans feel to block the stimulus package. This desperation led them to fabricate a report from the Congressional Budget Office . . . .
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Don't these people read? Even when the handwriting is on the wall?
Everyone I'm reading these days says that the House Republicans are going to fall down the slippery slope of their own making by working against the country's interests yet again. They've been caught out but they just keep blundering on.
The definition of neurosis applies here: Just keep doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome, Rethuglicans. And, come November of 2010, you'll get to pack up your desks and go home.