The thing with government spending is, no matter whether it is an earmark or a social program or a check to everyone, it is a direct stimulus. .... And that is why the whining of these articles are so low on fact and high on political rhetoric.
Nice attempt at changing the subject.
The author (with whom I agree) is not objecting to the stimulus.
He is objecting to the justification for the stimulus. As I said many times before, the policies of the current administration must stand on its own feet.
Let me distill the article down for you.
this is perhaps the greatest non sequitur ever foisted upon the American people.
Four months after winning the election, six weeks after his swearing in, Obama has yet to unveil a plan to deal with the banking crisis.
What's going on? ... Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. "This crisis provides the opportunity for us to do things that you could not do before."
Health, education and energy -- worthy and weighty as they may be -- are not the cause of our financial collapse. And they are not the cure.