If Obama actually thinks there are wasteful discretionary programs, like ethanol subsidies and farm subsidies, he should just directly call for those programs to be eliminated. If ending a bunch of bad corporate welfare programs results in an overall cut in discretionary spending, that is good.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 26, 2011 6:55 am|
|By: David Dayen Tuesday January 25, 2011 6:06 pm|
|By: David Dayen Tuesday January 25, 2011 1:00 pm|
Do people still want to predict massive economic growth this year?
|By: David Dayen Tuesday February 2, 2010 5:10 pm|
President Obama is holding a town hall right now in Nashua, New Hampshire that was both a teachable moment and also incredibly revealing about the bankruptcy of the President’s spending freeze. Unfortunately, he delivered the argument against the freeze.