Pssst! Maxine Waters (D, CA)!
Just thought I’d let you know: about this?
The CBC is trying to help by organizing job fairs across the country. [Congresswoman] Waters also wants to help by putting more pressure on the big banks to help with mortgages.
“If they don’t come up with loan modifications and keep people in their homes that they’ve worked so hard for, we’re going to tax them out of business,” Waters said.
Hate to break it to you, but you know those elections that we had last November? You know, the ones that led to a sudden glut of Democratic staffers on the DC job market? Funny thing about that, but one of the reasons why the Republicans…
You know. The Good Guys.
…did so well in said elections is because our politicians ran on a platform that more or less explicitly promised that if they were elected then Maxine Waters would be allowed to tax precisely two things: jack, and [expletive deleted].
No, really. It was almost a bumper sticker.
Via TaxProf, via Instapundit.
Moe Lane (crosspost)