Another in the “how do they think this stuff up” category.
Guess who were the biggest losers in the Massachusetts Senate special election yesterday. The people of Bangladesh, according to Matthew Yglesias:
Who’s going to gain and who’s going to lose if Scott Brown becomes a United States Senator?
— Biggest losers by far will be the people of Bangladesh and other low-lying coastal areas. The odds of a cap and trade bill passing in 2010 never looked great, and if Brown wins they’ll look worse.
These next few days will be fun. There is so much low-hanging fruit out there, I’m beginning to feel guilty already.