Always a worthy endeavor, but less satisfying than usual coming so soon after passage of the stimulus. It’s like trying to eat ice cream after downing a monster plate of haggis: As soothing and delicious as it is, it’s not going to get rid of that sick feeling in your stomach.

I’ll always think of Madam Speaker as the woman who dropped a trillion dollars in debt on my grandkids. Or rather, on your grandkids; beta males don’t worry about lines of descent. Below the MM clip you’ll find something new from Eric Cantor’s office. There is a silver lining here, but it’s hard to see given how dark that cloud is.