Color Me Confused


How do right wing blogs and talking heads get to blame the Democrats for not passing the bailout bill today when Republicans voted overwhelmingly against it?  I’m not a logician, but it seems unfair for people opposed to the bailout to blame Democrats for the negative impacts of it not passing.

If they push this narrative, it’s time for Democrats in the House and Senate to write a truly progressive bill to restore confidence in the economy.

Compromise be damned.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.


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