I'm at America's Future Now listening to Biden's economic adviser Jared Bernstein. He just praised Bob Herbert, sitting next to him, for regularly "showing us the way" on the pages of the NYT. I'd like to hear just why the administration isn't actually going that way. He's going into his progressives should realize all the good that's been done schtick, but saying it doesn't take away 9.7% unemployment.
...says White House is working with Congress for more, including renewed COBRA and UI extensions, but also stresses fact that all of this has had little impact on long term deficit. We know! So, you know, do more, and stop worrying about the deficit hawks.