Magazine February 23, 2009, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ We liked limousine liberals better when they paid for their own cars.

‐ Former senator Tom Daschle, who withdrew his nomination to serve as secretary of health and human services, faced three problems. First, he violated the standards of the man who nominated him. President Hope and Change promised to chase lobbyists from the temple, but Daschle has earned millions lobbying since he lost his Senate seat in 2004, a quarter million of that in fees from the health-care industry that he had been asked to regulate. Second, he was a tax cheat. Daschle got another $250,000 worth of service

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