Edwards, Cummings Vote "Yes" on Bailout.
Maryland Moment (Post blog), 3 Oct 2008 (Helderman ).
Two Maryland Democrats were among those who changed their votes on the Wall Street bailout plan since Monday, shifting from opposition to support and helping push the bill toward passage.Comment: Apparently Rep. Edwards, almost the only member of Congress who does not share some of the blame for the current financial mess, believes that it is better to do something, even if it offers nothing to benefit her constituents and actually causes harm, than to do nothing and not cause her constituents harm.
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"I was not prepread to walk away from this Congress, knowing we would not convene again until after the election and knowing we had done nothing at all," Edwards said.
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When push came to shove, Donna Edwards voted to steal thousands of dollars from each and every constituent in order to help out the financiers of Wall Street, the makers of wooden arrows, television producers, motorsport racetrack owners, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands rum producers, and more. I figured she would eventually sell out to the special interests, but I didn't realize how soon.