(Blue) states were in desperate financial trouble long before COVID-19.
Tagged: mitch mcconnell
Now that Republicans led by Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell have failed three times to repeal Obamacare, the biggest mistake they could make is to assume that President Trump will just drop the subject.
Toughness is not an adjective that one would use to describe either of Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell. Yet with respect to leadership in the Congress, toughness has never been more urgently called for.
In Washington, the word ‘affordable’ has been redefined to mean, “someone else is paying for it.”
In the real world, if you fumble on the order of magnitude that McConnell just did, you lose your job.
Fine, Mr. President. We’ll give you what you want. But only if you agree to go out in public and accept responsibility, in advance, on behalf of the Democratic Party and liberals everywhere, for the results.
Every chief executive and every business owner in the country has had to prioritize spending since the economy went soft in 2007. It’s what executives get paid to do. But President Obama refuses to make spending choices. He prefers vilifying successful Americans as a sop to his hard left base.