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Mike Lee: Senators Only Had Six Minutes to Read “Fiscal Cliff” Bill Before Voting

Paige5 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 10:20 PM
In a case of such time limit and pressure, the responsible thing to do is to vote "no" and express the refusal to sign or vote for something without reading it. It is a basic principle. If nothing else, the consequences of the vote for the PPACA is proof of how damaging an ignorant vote can be.

What could go wrong, right? According to Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee, members of the upper chamber had -- at most -- six minutes to read the “fiscal cliff” bill before they voted on it. Little wonder, then, that the so-called “compromise” (save for a few silver linings) was in many respects a complete and total disaster (via Reason):

“Everything about this bill was a failure…you need look no further than the fact that we were given a total of six minutes before we voted on it. Not one single Senator who voted...