Priorities USA Action, a super PAC supporting President Obama, released a much-discussed ad that implies Bain Capital is to blame for the death of the wife of a laid-off steelworker. I think the ad goes too far, given that Joe Soptic’s wife died five years after Bain closed his plant and that she had - though later lost - her own health insurance — for a time — after he lost his job.
President Obama's speech in Kansas on Tuesday was the most direct condemnation of wealth and income inequality, and the most expansive moral defense of the need for government activism to combat it, of his entire presidency.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner gave a speech Thursday outlining the GOP’s ideas for job creation and its prescriptions for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Allow me to quote two sentences from it.
There was this:
“If we want to create a better environment for job creat...