There was much self-congratulating in New York City and Arlington, Virginia recently, when those two locations "won" the honor of having a new Amazon headquarters in their respective jurisdictions. While we admit to using Amazon frequently for purchases, we are still taken aback by politicians rushing to give the company billions of taxpayer dollars in order to seal the headquarters deals.
There's no question Democrats will run the House differently when they take over in January. Some of the changes won't make much difference. But one that's in the works would be a huge step backwards.