[Jon Kyl is] willing to hold up desperately needed aid to the unemployed on behalf of the remaining 0.25 percent

Paul Krugman: NYT. Remarking on Kyl’s [R, AZ] conditional support of extending unemployment benefits if Congress eliminate taxes on estates valued more than $7mm. This would affect .25% of estates annually but is clearly a more important constituency to him than those the recession has brought low by unemployment.