Sell-Outs and SCOTUS and Stupak, Oh My: A Health-Care Digest
1:40 PM, Dec 19, 2009 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
He called it the biggest deficit reduction in 10 years. It's a nice thought, though a basic knowledge of the accounting gimmicks Congressional leaders pull to get good CBO scores makes the claim rather ridiculous. The good news is, even without that knowledge, the public doesn't believe the claims. As Jay Cost notes:
Hmmm, will eight Democratic senators violate their own pledges by voting for cloture before the legislation has been available for 72 hours?