Saturday, December 5, 2009

Baucus: A Time For Cleansing (UPDATED)

Two different stories about Senator Max Baucus (D- Montana) in the past two days indicate that he's had some sort of revelation and now wants to "come clean."

First up: yes, Reid's healthcare "reform" boondoggle really will cost $2.5 trillon, two-and-a-half times more than Reid will admit.

And now: it's clear that Baucus nominated his girlfriend for a US Attorney position.  More here.

I guess when all else fails, the truth can be a pretty good strategy.

UPDATE: The great Professor Jacobson has a much different take here.  Did someone "drop a dime" on Baucus at a critical time in the healthcare debate?  Hmmm.

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