That Was Fast: Stimulus Passes House

The House of Representatives has just passed the $800-billion stimulus package which President Obama hopes to make a centerpiece of his administration’s early economic policy. The bill failed to get Republican support, which is a hopeful sign that GOP lawmakers will not seek bipartisanship at all costs. Such an enormous spending bill deserves more debate than it’s gotten.

The Senate should be in no hurry to rush this through.

For more on stimulus, see here and here.