I, for one, am sick of this binch of loons trying to blame everything on partisan politics? Any country, anywhere, that has free and fair elections will have partisan Politics. It is as unavoidable as breathing and as natural. And of course the critics of this will complain, "Shouldn't they compromise for the good of the country?" To which, of course, the obvious reply is, "And what about the compromise do you think is good for the country?" I've said it before and I am about to say it again, "There is no merit whatever in compromising with one whose idea to keep the boat afloat long enough to get to that island just this side of the Horizon is to drill some more holes in the bottom of the boat to let the water." This latest stimulus package is a case in point. A bill that is bad is still bad even if you reduce its level of awfulness to only seventy-five percent as bad as it was before the compromise.