Day: December 13, 2010

Obama's Tactics

The proposed tax deal is still the talk of the political world. First, there’s the substance, which is good with respect to maintaining the Bush tax cuts, but not so good on unemployment benefits and the estate tax. Second, there’s the politics of it all. That’s where the president fell down on the job completely. His own party is hopping mad at him, primarily because he didn’t include them in the negotiations. This is not a man who knows how… Read more »