The Democrats shouldn’t waste time on Bush. Get a bill on his desk as soon as they can without tax-cuts for business and the rich. That’s the most inefficient means of providing stimulus. They just pocket the money. If Bush wants to veto the bill, let him do it.
He and the Republicans can take the heat in November.
Food stamps, extended unemployment benefits, and a month’s rent would be good for starters.
On the McLaughlin Group this past Friday, Monica Crowley said that the last time they gave out refunds some of the people didn’t spend them–they saved them.
That’s because they started passing them out from the top.
Try doing it from the bottom this time, and all the money will get spent.