We aren’t better off
O’Malley isn’t some obscure Democrat – he is one of the Progressives rising stars. This is a major admission we aren’t better off AND that the Democrats don’t understand the issues
Paul Ryan does:
And Finally – George Will from this Weekend:
With Americans, on average, worth less and earning less than when he was inaugurated, Barack Obama is requesting a second term by promising, or perhaps threatening, that prosperity is just around the corner if he can practice four more years of trickle-down government. This is dubious policy, scattering borrowed money in the hope that this will fill consumers and investors with confidence…
…Given Democrats’ current peevishness, it is fitting that Sandra Fluke will address their convention. In February she, you might not remember, became for progressives the victim du jour of America’s insufficient progress. She was a 30-year-old-student — almost half way to 62, when elderly Americans can begin collecting Social Security — unhappy about being unable to get someone else (Georgetown University, a Catholic institution) to pay for her contraceptives. Say this for Democrats: They recognize a symbol of their sensibility when they see one.