Meanwhile...Congress looks to be going even more firmly under Democratic control. Naturally.
The Republicans are throwing this one. Isn't it obvious? Unless they really have all become this politically stupid suddenly, and decided alienating all but 19% of America was smart strategy? They don't want to be the ones doing the cleaning-up, because stains will be unavoidable in the process. They want to build up resources for the next four years, come in afterward and gorge on the benefits of all the rest of us will have to do to pay for their eight-year orgy of death and greed. like they did after Clinton. You remember Clinton, right? He gave y'all a budget surplus.Try to picture it, because thanks to his successor, you'll never again see one in your lifetime.
And as a sign of things to come that should give the Wall Street Gangsters pause, a CEO of an Italian company was killed today in New Delhi by a mob of sacked workers. This is what it may come to. Worth some thought.
And some more numbers: Slate tries to help you picture $700 billion. Don't click if easily frightened.
Labels: election 2008, politics