Congressional Democrats: Letting “I Dare Not” Wait Upon “I Would”
Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) appeared on the John DePetro Show this morning
[no podcast yet available] [edit: podcast available here courtesy WPRO] to discuss the status of the bailout. At one point, he pointed to Congressional Republicans as the reason that bailout legislation has so far failed.
Question for all Democrats in Congress. You control Congress. You have the votes to pass a bailout. If you believe the situation is serious – President George Bush (R) certainly thinks so – and the health if not the very existence of the American economy is at stake, why the hesitation? What is more important than passing a bailout?