Sunday, December 27, 2009

Pleze Br'er Fox don't throw me in the Briar Patch

This is what investors told members of Congress they wanted to do:

This is what members of Congress did for investors:

Said Br'er Rabbit (the Investors) to Br'er Fox (the Senate) as Br'er Bear (the House) stood by;

"Pleze Br'er Fox, don't throw me in the briar patch."

Then Br'er Fox (the Senators) and Br'er Bear (the Representatives), in their perfunctory dysfunctional manner, resolve their differences by negotiation.