Here’s the transcript of yesterday’s interview with Lamar Alexander.
Here’s the transcript of yesterday’s interview with Tom Coburn.
The focus on the porkapalooza has shifted public opinion decisively, and the more we learn about it, the less the public is inspired by the new president’s plans. The message –sent and received again and again– is that this is a giant political payoff delivering hundreds of billions of dollars of wasteful spending to Democratic Party allies, a wasted opportunity to help generate business activity and real jobs. There’s time to craft a better bill and to adopt proposals that will work, but anything short of a serious make-over will be an anchor around the new president’s standing for the next many years.