Today the Senate voted down a proposal to eliminate $24 billion in corporate welfare for oil companies. Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) said he opposed the bill because it would not allow for the construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. In a statement released by his office, he commented that "two wrongs make a right" in explaining to his preference for bad policies over a mix of good and bad.
In other news, Massachusetts senate candidate Elizabeth Warren posted her positions on foreign policy with subsections on terrorism, Israel, Iran, and Afghanistan. When asked how many continents there are, her campaign responded with "for policy purposes, two."