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See How the Omnibus Bill Goes From Bad to Worse

The $1.7 trillion omnibus bill has passed congress, and it’s such a dumpster fire that it wasn’t even technically ready for the president’s signature.

No, I’m not kidding. Congress apparently passed a bill that wasn’t prepared to be signed. They then had to pass another continuing resolution to keep the government running in the meantime. If that’s not the perfect metaphor for how awful our federal government is, then one doesn’t exist.

Just when you think congress and the White House can’t show themselves to be any more ridiculous, they set their beer down and jump into a tank full of piranhas just to prove you wrong. It’s bad enough no one actually read the bill, but to pass a bill that wasn’t even ready to be signed? Does that mean there are provisions still being massaged after it has been voted on by both chambers? I’m not sure, but if the bill wasn’t ready, why not give members of congress more time to sort through it? Read more…

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