Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Zippy the Pinhead at the Mall.
Hastert joins the Commerce Secretary for a "shopping trip" to tell everyone how great the economy is doing.
Because we need to keep hearing it. Over and over again. So we'll believe it.
Keep saying it. It becomes true!
Notice in the article, where Hastert and Gutierrez speak of their mutual support of the protracted, painful plan of re-inventing the American economy of the late-19th Century on the backs of lower-wage labor and the poor while lowering taxes for the wealthy, The Speaker mentions buying treats for the Dogs. Nothing for Mrs. H.
Maybe he's already gotten her presents from foreign nationals this year. Or maybe he got her something with the cash he took from them.