The hope for genuine anti-interventionists policy from Congressional Tea Partiers seems to be a distant one
We know that Obama can comprosmise like Bill Clinton. But can he fight Republicans like Bill Clinton?
One thing I admit I am going to enjoy during Jerry Brown’s Governorship is watching the heads of reporters and pundits explode trying to figure out what to make of him. Voters don’t have that much trouble. But this Los Angeles Times piece is fairly typical: Cathleen Decker, Brown’s history,
Jerry Brown’s secret plan to win the California Governorship revealed!
Cameron Joseph’s report A Blue Dog Bloodbath? National Journal 10/29/2010 raises the major problem with the standard conventional wisdom about the Blue Dog Democrats. He reports: The Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally moderate to conservative House Democrats from mostly rural areas, has grown in the last four years
Ron Brownstein conjures the image of the cool and unflappable “No-Drama Obama”
Jon Stewart practices journalism on his comedy show, fills the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank with contempt
President Obama is laying the groundwork to recommend cuts to Social Security, i.e., a phaseout of the program, though he and the Republicans who want this won’t call it “phaseout”. And Obama is trying to position phaseout as a moderate, reasonable measure.
James Galbraith weighed in last week on the foreclosure crisis