Day: September 2, 2011

Wrongheaded Economists . . . and Presidents Who Follow Them

Something happened the other day that has never happened before: when the president wanted to make a speech to a joint session of Congress, he met some resistance and had to change the date on which he wanted to speak. The White House scheduled his speech the same night as a Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library. Spokesmen claim they didn’t intend to stomp on that event, but how believable is that? Really? House Speaker Boehner suggested President Obama… Read more »