Ed Driscoll

NOW IT NEEDS TO BE

NOW IT NEEDS TO BE PERMANENT: AP reports that “The Senate voted Thursday to suspend taxes on stock dividends for three years, restoring the centerpiece of President Bush’s economic plan in a package of tax cuts that is still half the size he wanted.”

Good start guys–now let’s make it permanent.

UPDATE: Maybe it’s not a good start. Virginia Postrel and The Volokh Conspiracy aren’t too thrilled about its temporary nature.