Great News, Plus the Quote of the Day

Those who are feeling abandoned by the fates after the heinous vote on Sunday can take solace in one bit of cheerful news – the most notorious national organization to somehow find itself in the midst of voter fraud allegations over and over again is closing its doors, permanently, we can only hope:

The community organizing group Acorn announced Monday that it would close all its remaining state affiliates and field offices by April 1.

Organize that!  Please, please, please, tell me this is no April Fool’s Joke.

Meanwhile, it is David Brooks who takes the prize for the best summary of the fiasco that is health care reform:

This country is in the position of a free-spending family careening toward bankruptcy that at the last moment announced that it was giving a gigantic new gift to charity. You admire the act of generosity, but you wish they had sold a few of the Mercedes to pay for it.

Speaking of charity, if anyone is still around in ten years reading, I’ll make a pledge:  if it can be proven in any way from nonpartisan sources such as the CBO that the health care reforms passed this week have reduced the deficit in ten years time, I’ll donate $100 to the charity of your choice to the first person to remind me of this post and send you a cancelled check to prove it…

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