However, this did not prevent him from pushing through an increase in the discount rate in 1965 against the wishes of President Lyndon Johnson--a move that earned him a trip to the woodshed
at Johnson's Texas ranch--nor did it preclude him from actively working in tandem with the Johnson Administration to pass the 1968 Tax Surcharge.
Stockman went to the Oval Office for apologies, and the encounter was portrayed as "a trip to the woodshed
." Never happened, Stockman revealed years later.
To top it off, in a blustery political season, Hollywood's morals took another trip to the woodshed
This "clarification" likely will lead to even more legal challenges to the agencies' regulatory authority, and most experts expect a fourth trip to the woodshed
for the EPA and the Corps.
Postal Service needs a trip to the woodshed
to punish it for relocating hundreds of post offices, out of historic town centers, to sterile, asphalt surrounded lots on the far edge of town (see related story on page 9 in this issue.)
House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and other GOP congressional leaders had better get ready for a trip to the woodshed
Instead, he was met with scorn and a trip to the woodshed