Thursday, March 17, 2011


Greg Sargent:

Maybe it’s fair to blame Obama’s lack of leadership for the Dems’ failure to articulate a coherent alternative vision to the GOP’s austerity/cut-cut-cut frame. But at what point do Congressional Dems take some responsibility for their own internal bickering and their own perpetual willingness to lend rhetorial support to the GOP’s fiscal worldview?

I think Obama can be blamed, but so can members of Congress. So many of them signed up for the deficit peacock agenda. And when you give voters a choice between a Republican and a Republican...