Not Good Enough

Mannion, on the problem with tax credits:
People who are taking care of sick parents aren't going to turn to each other and say brightly, "At least when this is all over we can use our tax credits to pay a few of the bills we're racking up here!"

...People who have to figure out what to do about the kids today because the school's declared a snow day, the babysitter canceled, and the boss has warned them that one more day off this month's out of the question, call in sick again and that's it, you're out of here, aren't going to pause in their worrying and scrambling to comfort themselves with the thought that they've got a tax credit coming.
People, real people, need help now. Why on earth doesn't President Obama seem to understand that? Why does no one in Washington seem to understand that?

We the People need help.

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