Minnick: I think the energy, education, and health care provisions should have been considered as a secondary process after we created jobs in a tax-efficient way.
Inskeep: Although while given the deficit and debt situations, if you did consider those within the framework of trying to balance the budget or even move in that direction, you wouldn't do any of this stuff.
Friday, February 20, 2009
No, Probably Not
On NPR, a revealing exchange between Rep. Walter Minnick of Idaho, one of seven House Democrats who voted against the President's stimulus bill, and reporter Steve Inskeep: