Friday, March 26, 2010

Consider My Cynicism Warranted

A few days ago I remarked upon the passage of the Healthcare Reform bill:
It passed the House with 219 for, 212 against. They clearly needed Stupak's vote, and I find myself wondering what they really gave him to get it, since the executive order BS is so weak, and he had so much leverage.
Well, guess what headline I saw this afternoon:
After health care vote, Stupak 11 request billions in earmarks
With Stupak himself requesting over $578 million in earmarks, no less. [cough]vote buying[/cough] Some "most ethical congress in history."



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