Thursday, February 07, 2002

So Long, Mom, I'm Off to Drop the Bomb (on Shays-Meehan)-Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert has declared "Armageddon" on the Shays-Meehan (the House's version of McCain-Feingold) campaign finance bill, stating that "Republicans could lose their slim House majority if Congress approves the proposal." The coalition of Democrats and some centrist Republicans will war with more conservative Republicans and some black Democrats (who use soft money to get out the vote) in a poli-sci textbook case of political trench warfare with odd-bedfellows coalitions.

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