The Washington Post thinks the Democrats would be better off running for re-election with a higher unemployment rate.
|By: Dean Baker Saturday September 4, 2010 5:00 pm|
|By: David Dayen Thursday December 3, 2009 3:40 pm|
Ben Bernanke let his slip show at multiple points during his confirmation hearing today. First, he echoed bank robber Willie Sutton in targeting nothing less than Social Security, then he took a pot shot at Medicare, and then he dismissed the idea of a second stimulus package to create more jobs. No wonder three senators now have holds placed on his renomination.