Yep. You guessed it:
WASHINGTON Jul 28, 2006 (AP)? Congress would pass an increase in the minimum wage before leaving Washington for vacation, but only as part of a package rolling back taxes on the heirs of multimillionaires, a Senate leadership aide said Friday.
Excellent, Mr. Smithers. Excellent!
’06 fellas, not ’04. People see through this shit now.
Of course, our boy Tim Ryan steps up and tells it like it is:
“It’s outrageous the Republican Congress can’t simply help poor people without doing something for their wealthy contributors,” said Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio.
Update: Shamansky’s blog has been all over this all day (the first, actually!)