Sen. Mitch McConnell and the Republicans have suddenly changed their tune to support extending the payroll tax cut, which would keep about $1,000 in the pockets of Americans next year. Their caveat? Only if that means protecting the 1 percent from any kind of extra taxation to pay for it.
How very noble of them.
Here’s Rep. John Yarmuth on the House floor today, letting everyone know what time it is: