Thursday, February 17, 2011

Tracking the "Bailout" Talk

Recently, the Daily Caller story that went to great lengths to call President Obama's 2012 budget proposal a bailout of the Postal Service.   The previous post, The Bailout Talk Has Begun.  Or Has It?" showed that the interviewees were actually stating that they believed just the opposit

However it was not the only website that chose to use that language.  Here are all that could be found with a quick Google search.  (new items will be added over time.)

During the Debate on Adjustments in the FY 2010 Continuing Resolution

Washington Post,  July 29, 2009: "Bailout in the Mail"

Politico, September 24, 2009: "A $4 Billion Bailout for the Postal Service?"

During the Debate of the FY 2011 Continuing Resolution

Washington Times, September 20, 2010, "ISSA: Time for Another Government Bailout"

During the Debate on the FY 2012 Budget

American Thinker, February 10, 2011: "Another bailout on the way - Postal Service next in line"

Daily Caller, February 17, 2011: "USPS Gets Short-term Relief from Obama’s 2012 budget, But Some Call it a Bailout"

Republic Watchdog, February 17, 2011: "Obama's $4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout of the Postal Service"

Jr. Deputy Accountant, February 17, 2011, "The Postal Service Gets A(nother) Handout from Washington"

Fox Nation, February 17, 2011,  "Obama's $4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout of the Postal Service"

The Snooper Report, February 17, 20111 "Obama's $4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout of the Postal Service"

The 2012 comments are starting to look viral, doesn't it?

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