Democrats in the Senate and House believe that if they can string out negotiations on the federal financial markets bailout through Tuesday, "we can get everything we want and more, including solidifying the Obama campaign," says a Senate Banking Committee staffer working for the majority.So, your 401K goes in the toilet and that's fine, so long as the Democrats get what they want.
"Let's see what the White House has to say when the market is cratering again." . . .
"This is a Bush and McCain problem, not an Obama problem no matter how much they try to pin it on him and us," says a House Democrat leadership aide.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Doesn't get much more cynical than this: