Now this is impressive.
President Barack Obama says Caterpillar's chief executive has told him the company will rehire some laid-off workers if the stimulus bill passes.
All of my anxiety over the trillion dollar debacle has now dissipated - how about you?
The heavy equipment maker announced more than 22,000 job cuts last month as it scales back production amid the economic slowdown.
Having "some" of those jobs back is certainly worth revamping the national concept into a liberal socialist vision, isn't it?
During a visit to a transportation construction site just outside Washington in Springfield, Va., on Wednesday, Obama urged Congress to pass the bill.
That news should make it much easier to get the measure out of conference.
Obama is to speak with some of those workers on Thursday when he visits a Caterpillar manufacturing plant in Peoria, Ill.