…are apparently almost over, actually. But don’t worry, The Onion has been keeping track of things for us. Today is Day 93:
DAY 93: Taking his cue from President Obama’s $800 billion stimulus bill, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan goes on a spending spree not seen since the days of Caligula.
Other noteworthy days include:
DAY 85: President Obama was totally about to stop illegal federal wiretapping, but got distracted by this phone call and then dinner and suddenly, it was bedtime.
DAY 83: The White House Easter Egg Roll sounded really good in Obama’s speeches, but the event was undermined by policy complications, partisan rancor, and the economic crisis.
DAY 73: Press Secretary Gibbs stumps the entire press corps when he responds to the question “How do we know the president didn’t call for the AIG bonuses himself?” with a question of his own: “How do we know that the entire universe isn’t just some sleeping dog’s dream?”
DAY 58: Rahm Emmanuel sends out a memo forbidding any more graphical depictions of what a billion dollars in stacked $1 bills looks like.
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