Fifth, we both agree that this financial rescue package should move on its own without any earmarks or other measures. We have different views about the need for other action, but this must be a clean bill.
As Greg adds, when they are talking about steering $20 billion to ACORN, suddenly the importance of not "Christmas tree"-ing the bill becomes a whole lot less important to Barry (hey, if he is on a first-name basis with a Senator 25 years his senior, we can call him Barry, can't we?).
Now, what was that that Chuckie Schumer was saying?