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The crypto amendment silliness is straight out of “The Simpsons”

From the Decrypt article Bitcoin Lobby Loses: Senate Rejects Revised Crypto Tax Provisions in Infrastructure Bill

The Senate rejected an amendment championed by the cryptocurrency industry that exempts non-custodial crypto actors from a crypto tax reporting requirement built into the $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

The amendment failed after Senator Richard Shelby attempted to tack on $50 billion in military infrastructure spending to it.

If this kind of silliness seems familiar, it’s because something similar played out in that episode of The Simpsons where a comet is headed straight for Springfield:

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