Monday, February 16, 2009

it was always about paying off special interests, not helping the economy

White House dampens stimulus expectations
February 15th, 2009 4:11pm
Now they tell us!

They haven’t even extracted the money yet and already they’re telling us poor suckers “not to expect instant miracles from the $787 billion economic stimulus bill he will sign this week, but said it would help eventually.”

Eventually? As in that “long run” about which Lord Keynes said, “in the long run we’re all dead”?

Something like that. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs today said that “the economy is going to get worse before it gets better.”

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