May 29, 2003!
'One of the things pResident Bush knows best is when to turn on the klieg lights, and when to keep them off.

'On Tuesday, with no fanfare, he signed a bill increasing the federal debt limit by nearly a trillion dollars. You don't want a lot of coverage when you're mortgaging the future.

'But yesterday it was high-fives all around as Mr. Bush signed the third-largest campaign contributor give-away tax cut in history at a grand ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

'I suppose if your income is large enough, there is every reason to celebrate. After all, the tax cut could save Dick Cheney $100,000 a year, or more.'
- Read more of Bob Herbert, here.

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