There’s a good reason I wasn’t upset that the “bailout” bill failed.

This week’s column explains it:

If congress says something is black, I have a good reason to believe that it’s white. If the president says something is up, I can reasonably assume that it’s down.

And the reason for this general mistrust … the move from being a skeptic to a cynic … is that the level of blatant lies to come out of Washington these past several years exceeds anything that could be considered reasonable.

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