On Second Thought

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March 23, 2009 8:13 a.m.

After initially concluding that the AIG bonus tax was constitutional, Harvard law prof Larry Tribe has taken a closer look and is now not so sure.

The White House is cool to this legislation to begin with. Tribe’s changing course may help give the necessary political/legal cover to slow roll it in the Senate or eventually veto it — if it gets that far.

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