Just four years too late

September 18, 2008 at 10:52 pm | Posted in U.S. Politics | Leave a comment

Via TPM, Sarah Palin almost had a great idea:

Sarah Palin likes to tell voters around the country about how she “put the government checkbook online” in Alaska. On Thursday, Palin suggested she would take that same proposal to Washington.

“We’re going to do a few new things also,” she said at a rally in Cedar Rapids. “For instance, as Alaska’s governor, I put the government’s checkbook online so that people can see where their money’s going. We’ll bring that kind of transparency, that responsibility, and accountability back. We’re going to bring that back to D.C.”

There’s just one problem with proposing to put the federal checkbook online – somebody’s already done it. His name is Barack Obama.

Well, if he’s going to call her a pig, she’s entitled to steal his policies. Only fair, right?

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