As we sat back and lost nearly a decade, Bush has been in office 8 years (too long) and hasn’t done anything right other than stand on a pile of rubble and use a megaphone.
Appropriating loans to the auto industry is his chance – his last chance – to leave any sort of positive mark. And, it’s the only course of action he can take. If he doesn’t, we will literally enter a “depression” (not statistically perhaps) by the time he leaves office.
Of course, I’m sure all this hoopla was arranged. I can hear the GOP strategizing – “We need our president to go out on a high – let’s kill the bill in the Senate and have Dubya use the TARP money.”
Whatever – get the job done, Mr. President.
Update #1: I’m glad there wasn’t weekend drama. The Treasury takes action:
Update #2: 50% of voters on CNN (72,141) don’t get it…