History may record that Hank Paulson threw the election to Barack Obama
I know that Leon has just written a strong defense of Hank Paulson. I highly respect Leon’s contributions here at RedState, but in this case, when I step back a bit and review the whole drama around this Mother of All Bailouts™, I see Mr. Paulson at several key steps taking actions that directly and selectively have harmed John McCain’s standing as a candidate, an | Read More »
This is what happens when two whores pretend like they’re virgins
House Defeats Wall Street Bailout Bill Watching donkeys and elephants trying to cohabitate would be high comedy indeed, if it weren’t that we’re at severe risk of getting crushed by the flailing limbs during their mating dance. But thankfully we aren’t getting screwed, at least not today…
The conundrum we face regarding support or opposition to the rescue bill
This diary was inspired by gamecock’s recent post Republicans purge Paulson-Pelosi bailout of most onerous Obamanations. What started as a comment mushroomed until it became clear that a diary was needed. I would agree that the House Republicans with McCain’s bakcing got the best bill they could, given the other forces involved. Nonetheless, it’s not clear to us that on its merits that this is | Read More »
Lead McCain! Be a Leader and Stop the Mother of All Bailouts!
I have to say that I am disappointed with Senator McCain. This is hard to say. I’ve detailed previously how it was McCain in 2000 that brought me out of the dark depths of liberalism into embracing conservatism. His maverick style was so appealing at the time and though I’ve moved to the right of him politically I have always admired the man. When he | Read More »