Tom Daschle … Tom Daschle? Who’s next… the Treasury Secretary?Oh wait. Sorry, never mind. More on the title of this post in a minute but first …Here’s the latest:
Secretary of Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle has an even bigger tax problem than Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner: Daschle failed to pay more than $140,000 in taxes and interest for the free use of a car and chauffer provided to him over three years by a prominent businessman and Democratic fund-raiser.
Click here for the media roundup and details … but first, for those of you keeping score:
- Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangle (D-NY)
- Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner
- Princess Caroline
- and in the cleanup spot and handling your new health care system … Tom Daschle.
By the way … the title of the post comes from RVO reader Tony, who writes:
Enjoy your show, and just wanted to leave you with a couple of quick ones…
Q) How do you get a Democrat to pay their taxes?
A) Nominate him to a cabinet position.
Ya know if it weren’t so damn pathetic Tony (and true) … I would be laughing right now instead of crying. No wait … I am laughing. Bwahahahahahah. Hey Secretary Daschle … just tell em you made a mistake. Bwahahahaha. No wait Geitner used that one. OK … here’s one for you:
But Tony’s not the only wit who sees the humor in all of this. Instapundit reader Michael Stein writes: “You think instead of the stimulus bill, Congress might instead pass an initiative requiring Democrats to just pay the taxes they owe?” Ya think?
Oh for a complete “Hope N Change” scorecard, may I, with the utmost humility, point out my post from 5 days ago.