Hookers and bribes over at the Treasury Department!
(Via @davidhauptmann) Ah, marvel at our squeaky-clean, Marvelous New Day, ever-so-ethical executive branch: Treasury Department officials have been cited for soliciting prostitutes, breaking conflict-of-interest rules and accepting gifts from corporate executives, according to the findings of official government investigations. The revelations of unethical behavior at Treasury are detailed in little-noticed documents posted this month on governmentattic.org, which publishes agency responses to Freedom of Information Act | Read More »
WaPo’s Steven Pearlstein wants to get Democrats, political terrorists together to solve problems!
Steven Pearlstein, April 20, 2012 (H/T: Hot Air Headlines) …something fundamental seems to have changed in the political marketplace. The winning strategy is no longer to be more moderate than your opponent, to offer a bigger tent. Instead, it is to be more zealous and committed to your party’s ideology. Steven Pearlstein, August 7, 2009: The recent attacks by Republican leaders and their ideological fellow-travelers | Read More »
Sure, we can discuss Republican ‘stimulus’ hypocrisy…
…but first – as Greg Mankiw kind of points out – I’m going to need every Democrat out there yelling about ‘tax cuts for the wealthy’ to provide documentation showing their voluntary overpayment of taxes at a pre-cut level, plus of course their history of attacking for hypocrisy Democrats who did not voluntarily overpay. Once we do that, we can get to us… no, wait: | Read More »