Didn’t We Just Learn That Rushing Bills Through Congress Was a BAD Thing?


At the Daily Beast, Matthew Yglesias has a bad feeling about the way Senate Democrats are going about passing financial “reform” legislation—rushing it through in much the same way they rammed though health care “reform”:
It means we’re looking at a bill that punts on many of the biggest issues. It means that neither the broad [...]

Obama’s Hedged Bet on Afghanistan – by Jacob Laksin


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The president backs a strategy for success – but with a political timeline attached.