Skip to content

Vermont Public Radio resurrects Zombie Congress (fiscal cliff taxmageddon)

August 31, 2012

Vic Henningsen at Vermont Public Radio has resurrected Congressman Jim Cooper’s phrase “Zombie Congress” (from May) in audio podcast commentary available at “Henningsen: Zombie Congress“.

zombie vic henningsen zombie jim cooper

Henningsen refers to “Taxmageddon”, and the “fiscal cliff” and traditional metaphors of “lame duck”. He also suggests a “zombie caucus” or a “zombie jamboree” – noting that the crisis could still be averted and in the past “Congress has risen”.

I would note that Congress likes to rise the day before the deadline after the markets have a little turmoil. But personally, I’m thinking fiscal cliff doesn’t sound that bad … like Thelma and Louise did — WooooOOoooo – then pick up the pieces and restart negotiations on January 2, when every plan becomes a tax cut.

About these ads

From → politics

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,595 other followers

%d bloggers like this: