While Obama’s union allies are spared health care budget cuts.
Leftist Rule for Engaging Conservative Ideas #1: conservatives’ motives are never what they claim. It must be rigorously asserted that right-wingers are invariably driven by impulses more sinister than making people better off or trying to find solutions to the problems we face. New Republic senior editor Jonathan Chait knows that lesson by heart—on the Daily Beast, he argues that from the lowliest Tea Partier all the way up to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Right is animated by a view of “the poor as parasites” and “the rich as our rightful rulers,” a dogma we’ve picked up from philosopher Ayn Rand.
President Obama Mirrors What The American People Think About Him: “That is not a way to run a government”
President Obama summed up yesterday what many Americans have concluded about his own administration and about the Congress, which for the first two years of his term was run entirely by Obama’s friends in the Democratic majority: “That is not a way to run a government.”
The blame game over the federal budget stalemate needs to stop. It is the epitome of politics-as-usual, tiresome and uninspiring. It’s time for Republicans to lead from a position of conviction.
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A few months ago, Andrea Mitchell was spotted stalking Sarah Palin at a book signing, scornfully waving a copy of Newsweek magazine (apparently, it’s still in publication. Who knew?) It is obvious that Mitchell is totally obsessed with Sarah Palin, and her absolute FURY at Palin was abundantly evident in the look on [...]