Republicans Talk Out Of Both Sides Of Their Mouths On Stimulus Package
Missouri Senator Kit Bond banners his website with, “We Must Invest in Affordable Housing for Needy Families, Create Jobs Now”. Bond highlights his contribution to the package: funding $2 billion for low-income housing. But just last week, Bond told his constituents: “Hold on to your wallets,” as he bragged about voting against the bill because of “massive, irresponsible spending” by Democrats.
Similarly, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, who now says he’ll take the money because “You don’t want to be crazy here“, was critical about a $75 billion slush fund for states.” And while conservatives toss around words like “socialism”, John McCain’s biggset supporter in the Senate told ABC, “I wouldn’t take off [the table] the idea of nationalizing the banks.”
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