Obama Won't Stop Your Tears

Michelle Malkin was going postal this morning about "new federally subsidized counseling services" for those suffering from economic hardships. Sounds like a crazy government boondoggle, right? Indeed it does. And Drudge seems to agree.

But, fortunately for taxpayers and unfortunately for critics, the new "services" in question actually consist of a single page on the website of the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. The page contains barely more than a thousand words.

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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.

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