The only thing that would justify this glop is if it results in unemployment dropping to under 7%, a balanced budget (its supposed goal), and a noticeably strengthening economy some 15 months down the pike. If that happens, I'll apologize to all concerned. I expect unemployment to breach 12% because of this deal along with a tanking economy that will make us nostalgic for 1931.
`What did they live on?' said Alice, who always took a great interest in questions of eating and drinking.
`They lived on treacle,' said the Dormouse, after thinking a minute or two.
`They couldn't have done that, you know,' Alice gently remarked; `they'd have been ill.'
`So they were,' said the Dormouse; `VERY ill.' ~ Alice at the Mad Tea Party
|Cast Obama as Alice and Harry Reid as the Dormouse.|