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Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, discusses the results of the Nevada primary and the latest news from the GOP presidential candidates.
Seeing Gingrich campaign so openly to me is a sign that the end times for the GOP. Not that it can't rise again ... sometime.
This guy is always a great guest.
Salam: "The move to make people home owners is what got us into our problem."
That statement has been so thoroughly debunked that it should not be allowed to stand. Simply put, the data on delinquent loans do not line up with the programs to assist middle income home buyers. Could you get an economist on to discuss how that meme became so widespread and how that can actually be tested?
He’s a megalomaniacal opportunist. And he'll probably flip-flop in this sooner than later. But Gingrich was so surprisingly on point and meme-worthy when he said that poor folk need “trampolines” instead of “safety nets” to transcend opportunity inequality. Whatever his intentions, he’s acknowledging the compounding pressures and ripple effects that stifle folk on first base competing with folk on third -- which is slept on way too often.
The way Romney said it was not the best but his premise was right, it is time politicians actually start caring about the interests of working taxpayers who keep this country together but get screwed.
Brian, why are we hearing this guy? To learn how the right wing is spinning these unfortunate comments? If so, why not tell us????
fyi: Jon Stewart did a very funny piece on Romney equating the very rich and the very poor.....
I would love to hear a real conversation about what "middle class" really means. Most Americans, middle class, poor, and rich think that they are middle class. Its time define the terms, otherwise there is no way to have an honest conversation.
These monthly figures are not the issue (and the media ignored them as they progressively tanked in Obama's first 3 years).
Reagan never left any doubt that the fundamental problem wasn’t just a few quarters of subpar economic performance. The problem was the arrogant destructiveness and wrongheaded fecklessness of modern liberalism.It still is
GOP turn out has been lower than in 2008 what does that predict about november turnout?
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