Politics

Senator Baucus thinks cutting the deficit is funny

Unemployment is not funny. But what is funny is Sen. David Vitter’s insistence legislation not be passed that increases the debt by $108 billion a year – at least to Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.). While Vitter (R-La.) passionately objected to the recently stalled unemployment benefits package, Baucus and his cohort snickered: