Financial Reform legislation passed the Senate today, awaiting only President Obama’s signature to become law. Only 3 Republicans voted in favor:
The current crop of Senate Republicans are sticking to the same old story line they’ve been pushing since the 1970s: Regulation is bad. Their awesome pigheadedness demonstrates a remarkable effort to be consistent in the face of all evidence provided by actual reality. The best thing about the passage of bank reform is that these troglodytes failed to stop it.
Bank Reform: The Debate Is Over Andrew Leonard on Slate.com 7/15/10