"The Senate's likely approval of an $827 billion economic-stimulus plan Tuesday will signal a decisive new expansion of the government's role in the economy.
The package will include tens of billions of dollars to help states pay for healthcare, education and highways. It'll provide tax breaks for new car and home buyers. It will help to computerize health records and invest heavily in 21st century renewable energy technology."
In retrospect, the campaign accusation of "socialist" was fairly accurate.