$700 billion bailout plan fails …

… and we get to blame Republicans if the economy fails:

More than two-thirds of Republicans and 40 percent of Democrats opposed the bill.

Just kidding. Looks like a really big problem though. Maybe they should get back to work on this — maybe find some way that’s not funded by American citizens.
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