Tuesday, October 20, 2009

someone please make him stop!

From the AP's Charles Babington in the C-J...

The Obama administration is considering steps to ease the burdens of laid-off workers, including possible extensions of unemployment and health benefits, officials said Saturday.

The administration has stopped short of calling for a second economic stimulus package to augment the $787 billion measure approved this year. But with the jobless rate continuing to climb, President Barack Obama said Saturday he is exploring "additional options to promote job creation."

Oh no! Someone: please make him stop!

And then this interesting and obviously awkward comment from one of his economists, Larry Summers:

"I don't know what the term 'second stimulus package' exactly means. We certainly need to continue to support people who are in need..."


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