A new ad from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee claims Republicans have done a “hit and run” with our economy. Of particular note is the use of Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) who was once President Obama’s nominee to run the Commerce Department.
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The New York Observer calls out the Congressional Republicans for what they are: “Upside-Down Stimulus Skeptics.”
Joe Conason writes:
Ignorance and mythology are out-shouting facts and wisdom in public discussion of President Barack Obama’s plan to stimulate the depressed economy. Excessive airtime is devoted to the prejudices of cable hosts and radio personalities who regurgitate the ideas they barely understand and who haven’t entertained an original thought since the Reagan era. Urgent action that could prevent enormous suffering and damage is delayed by all the same old agendas that have dominated Washington for the past three decades.
He goes on to conclude that, “Restoring the American dream means putting a floor under family incomes and reducing the gap between the richest and the poorest, not only for the sake of simple justice but because that is the most reliable economic policy for the nation as a whole.”
Can I get an Amen?
I am a blogger. I am a Democrat. But I’m not left wing. Yet I am furious with the Senate Democrats who chose to slap Joe Lieberman’s wrist and left him keep the chairmanship of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee. I’m equally furious that Senate Republicans chose to postpone any decision on the future of convicted felon, Sen. Ted Stevens.
Is it a prerequisite to be out of touch if you’re going to serve in the Senate? Continue reading