Treasury’s initial plan was about three pages long. The House version, which failed, stretched to 110. The Senate substitute now runs over 450 pages.
I will, for the most part, stay away from political issues on this blog. No need to incesnse half my audience, one way or the other. That said, I find this demonstration of our government at work too difficult to let go.
That’s my emphasis above. Somehow the bill managed to go from a pamphlet to a novel. Never mind the fact that the cost of this thing has swelled over 20% from the original ask. If you have an opinion one way or the other on this thing, I suggest you let your congress person and/or senator know what you think. You don’t get to complain if you don’t vote, whether by way of your actual vote in November, or your proverbial vote with a phone call to your representatives.