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Rep. Jim McDermott just had the quote of the day:

"This is the third time we've done it with this bunch. First the war, that didn't get paid for. Then the tax cuts, that didn't get paid for, and now King Henry takes over to distribute 700 billion dollars. He's going to be there for four months. And in four months he will make deals and then he'll go out and he'll be able to catch a pass he threw to himself."

UPDATE: Full transcript below...

Also, I'll leave a couple urls so not to bog it down for dial-uppers, but Krugman  was great today and I'll link to his appearances on Gregory's show and Olbermann when it's ready.

Krugman on David Gregory's show

Krugman on Olbermann's show

digg it if you do it.

Full rush transcript:

Mr Speaker,

The people in Washington State are very troubled by the fact that King George has been disposed of by King Henry.

We picked up Newsweek magazine today and we have a new King... King Henry?

We're supposed to give him 700 billion dollars of our money. He doesn't want any review. He wants to be able to do whatever he wants with it. He doesn't want any Congressional oversight. And worst of all, the new king is just like the old king: He doesn't want any sacrifice.

He says, "Oh we can't threaten the salares of the investment bankers who drove us into a ditch. We can't get anyone to pay for this."

This is the third time we've done it with this bunch. First the war, that didn't get paid for. Then the tax cuts, that didn't get paid for, and now King Henry takes over to distribute 700 billion dollars. He's going to be there for four months. And in four months he will make deals and then he'll go out and he'll be able to catch a pass he threw to himself.

lol. Thanks for the recs all. Give Rep. McDermott some of your appreciation, just fill it out and let him know: J

UPDATE X2: Peter DeFazio was good today, too

Originally posted to Tirge Caps on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 04:40 PM PDT.

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