Comes from Jennifer Rubin at Commentary Magazine's Contentions blog: What is wrong with California? More importantly, why does Meg Whitman want to be governor? Maybe managing a successful business that sells junk is good preparation.
I have a question for people who voted for Barack Obama: When he promised a tax cut for 95 percent of Americans, did you think that the cut would amount to more or less than the $13 bucks a week you'll be seeing come June and $8 a week next year?
"Throughout the course" is doing a lot of work in this sentence.