When Congress Orders Take-Out


Yes, yes, our economy is in the tank and the American taxpayer is about to bail out those blue-shirted, blackberry-wielding bankers, but people, listen, the wheels of our fair democracy are turning, and take-out is required. The NYT reports that in the all-night session to hammer out a deal, someone had to get out that stack of menus and call out for food.

After the overnight drafting efforts on both sides of Capitol Hill — with pizza on the House side, and Thai food in the Senate — Democratic officials said they had nearly completed a unified draft of a bill.

…And now I know I’d rather be in the Senate.


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