If you've ever read one sentence I've ever written, it's obvious that I am a card-carrying liberal. If you've ever listened to one minute of Sean Hannity - though 3 hours a day is suggested - you know that his conservative card is platinum. And if you've ever heard or seen me guesting with Sean, you know that other than babies are so darn adorable, there isn't one thing agree on.
That changed Tuesday.
Sean was discussing the failure of the bipartisan-supported White House Wall Street bailout plan to receive congressional approval - a failure due mostly to the fact that the bipartisanship NOT supporting the bailout was far more enticing to those NOT supporting the White House plan. As expected, Sean was eloquently placing blame for the bipartisan rejection - as well as the need for a bailout in the first place - at the feet of the Democrats. What wasn't expected was what followed which ended up finding me, for the first time, nodding in agreement with the conservative heartthrob. Sean asked the question that I ask every time I hear that an unread bill gets hustled through Congress.
"What's the rush?"
Of course I asked that READ THE REST OF THE PAINFUL PROCEDURE HERE.
Award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" (www.greatfailure.com) and blogs at the appropriately named steveyoungonpolitics.com