Skip to comments.Save-the-Senator Program [NYT]
Posted on 08/26/2010 2:48:22 PM PDT by mathprof
Senator Blanche Lincoln, an Arkansas Democrat and chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, has been seeking $1.5 billion in disaster relief for rice and cotton growers in Arkansas and other Southern states who were hurt by heavy rains. The White House seems all too eager to oblige an important Democrat who is in a very difficult re-election race.
Congress and the administration need to work together to come up with a rational aid program to help farmers who are in real trouble. Ms. Lincoln will have to find a better way to save her job.
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An article decrying leftist treasury-looting and vote-buying in the NYT?
I just have one thing to say to this:
Repent! Repent! The end is nigh!
This won’t help her. There are fewer farmers in Arkansas than one might think. All the little farms are gone and the real big ones are owned by corporations.
Shouldn’t that be called Save the Whales? < / sarc