Nancy Pelosi famously described the “stimulus” bill as triggering a discussion in America in which everyone was asking what’s in it for them. She meant this as some sort of compliment.
Well, probably in Nancy Pelosi’s America. Similarly, the New York Times has a story today — “With Something for Everyone, Climate Bill Passed” — touching on the billions handed out to special interests and their politicians to buy support and drag the Waxman-Madoff bill over the finish line on Friday.
They left someone off their list. You. You got the biggest tax increase in U.S. history. Funny how such details get lost in the shuffle.