President Emergency: Ari Fleischer puts unemployment benefit extension into perspective

http://twitter.com/#!/GaltsGirl/status/420592748710744065

No kidding.

Earlier today, before Senate Democrats — and six Republicans — voted to invoke cloture on the bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance, former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer made an interesting observation:

http://twitter.com/#!/AriFleischer/status/420569108170563584

It’s certainly felt that way to us.

Now, it’s worth noting that the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program was launched in 2008 during the Bush administration. But two wrongs don’t make a right. With the Senate voting to move the current bill forward, the massive economic hole we’re in will only get deeper.

And that’s nothing to crow about.

http://twitter.com/#!/KatMcKinley/status/420593444273131520

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/07/president-emergency-ari-fleischer-puts-unemployment-benefit-extension-into-perspective/

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