No Ideas, No Plan, No Nothing


Larry O’Donnell went to town this morning on Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA). The ostensible issue was whether Cantor was going to support Rep. Charlie Rangel’s bill to tax the heck out the AIG bonuses when it comes up for a vote later today. He couldn’t get an answer out of Cantor, though to my ears it sounded like a no. But the larger issue this exchange exposes is just how bereft of solutions the Republicans are right now. The only thing they have managed to muster is a faux populism over the AIG bonuses — a passing fancy they hope will score some short-term political points:

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