White House: Hey, ’stimulus’ is not a dirty word 

With public confidence in government plumbing new depths, the White House has a message: Hey, our huge $814 billion (at last estimate) stimulus package wasn’t that bad.

In a report being released Friday by Vice President Joe Biden, the White House pushes back against criticism of its $814 billion stimulus program and highlights 100 projects that it says are creating jobs and growing the economy.

Here’s a more realistic report on 100 stimulus projects: This one, by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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