Mark Sanford Bails Out

In part because of Sanford’s vocal opposition to accepting bailout money from a federal government that simply borrowed the funds for the loan in the first place, Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) inserted a clause in the “stimulus” bill that allows state legislatures, through passage of a concurrent resolution, to override Governors who refuse to accept bailout cash, and take the money anyway. Clyburn couldn’t be expected to allow even a portion of his state to get cut out of the free trip to the candy jar, you see, so he needed to make sure an actual fiscally-responsible executive like Sanford couldn’t put an ix-nay on the andout-hay for the Palmetto State.

via The American Spectator : Mark Sanford Bails Out.

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