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Porn tax?

I thought the GOP was supposed to be the party of sex-phobic priggishness. But last week saw Hillary Clinton call for a federal investigation of a video game, because of sexual content that can't even be accessed in the retail version (the cop shooting, car stealing and drug use in the game presumably don't warrant senatorial attention.)

And now, Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) is sponsoring a bill to implement a 25% "porn tax" and mandatory age verification for websites with adult content. The Senate bill's co-sponsors are:

Tom Carper (D-Del.)
Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.)
Mark Pryor (D-Ark.)
Mary Landrieu (D-La.)
Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.)
Ken Salazar (D-Colo.)
Evan Bayh (D-Ind.)
Kent Conrad (D-N.D.)

There's already a House version of the bill as well, sponsored by Jim Matheson (D-Utah) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.)

I don't even know what to say. As of today, there's still a scant handful of issues on which I prefer the Democrats to the Republicans. That handful seems to be diminishing on a near-daily basis, however.