Obama Scores Early Victory of Historic Proportions
Saturday, February 14, 2009; Page A09
CHICAGO, Feb. 13 -- Twenty-four days into his presidency, Barack Obama recorded last night a legislative achievement of the sort that few of his predecessors achieved at any point in their tenure.In size and scope, there is almost nothing in history to rival the economic stimulus legislation that Obama shepherded through Congress in just over three weeks. And the result -- produced largely without Republican participation....
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And then I laughed. Yes, dear reader, it was then I reverted to my old self, cynical, bitter, a rightwing religious bigot.
In less than three and a half weeks he managed to scam the nation out of nearly a trillion dollar so his friends could pay off his friends. Let's revisit this scenario in a year and three and a half weeks.