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So, nobody read it

U.S, Rep. Glenn Thompson is new in Washington and is already tired, it appears, of "backroom deals."

That's what he called the stimulus -- that 1,000-page document that perhaps nobody read in full before voting.

It's amazing that changes were made in scribble until you realize that's the way it's done in Washington. And Harrisburg for that matter.

President Obama and his crew won this round the old way. 

Until Americans decide that the old way isn't good enough, nothing will change.