Is there a single reason to keep Obama in 2012? I think not.
If it’s a day ending in “y,” that means it’s time for more crappy political advice from the Daily Beast’s Peter Beinart. Beinart’s kind of a one-trick pony on the subject—I’ve noted before how, no matter the situation, he advises Republicans not to govern like conservatives lest they face certain electoral doom (the right electoral strategy, coincidentally, happens to be to govern exactly like Peter Beinart would).
Imagine that. Apparently President Obama goofed when he said universal healthcare costs less than zero. So said the Congressional Budget Office last week when they added a couple hundred billion to the bill for “administrative costs” and “discretionary programs.”
Oh well. Everyone makes mistakes. The grandchildren will understand.
These expenses weren’t included in the much-touted “deficit-reducing” Obamacare [...]
Sure to raise some Keynesian hackles, a new poll released today by Rasmussen Reports demonstrates that 66%, or 2 out of 3 American voters, believe that tax cuts are better for job creation. This number has increased notably since January when 59% of voters reported the same view. In contrast, an abysmal 18%, or less [...]
If you didn’t have to work for a living, would you?
Obviously, many Americans would answer with a resounding “no,” but Washington, DC can’t seem to figure it out. Reihan Salam has a Daily Beast piece about the “inconvenient truth” that doesn’t get enough mainstream discussion: “unemployment is higher in no small part because unemployment is [...]