Bob Herbert, in his column on June 7th said:
There is no plan that I can see to get us out of this fix. Drastic cuts in government spending would only compound the crisis. State and local governments, for example, are shedding workers as we speak.
(Stirling Newberry's excellent piece mentions ur merit class technocrat Hacker. Here is a more detailed rendering posted at the suggestion of Valley Girl. All errors of fact an interpretation are, of course, my responsibility.)
A Portrait of a Technocrat: Jacob Hacker
Whether "strong," "robust" or otherwise, the much discussed public option has now been mercifully dispatched to legislative oblivion. Read more about Jacob Hacker: A Portrait of a Technocrat
This is part 1 of a six-part series that will IMO be a/the standard reference for the train wreck.
Yeah..... I know what's coming. *g*
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