Archive for January 25th, 2011

Words Versus Actions

Some things you might want to keep in mind as you listen to the State of the Union speech this evening. Ezra Klein reckons that the President has effectively turned the talk of spending restraint towards more spending, but the good kind: The president won’t give his annual State of the Union address until later […]

Ignoring The Elephant In The Room

Since Rep. Paul Ryan is going to deliver the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech, Derek Thompson put up a nice post contrasting the differences between the visions of the two men. It’s a nice balanced analysis which is worth your time. The last paragraph, however, is a poignant example of […]