Crass Ass Conservatism: The Real Republican Pledge to America (via The Erstwhile Conservative: A Blog of Repentance)


I was thinking of voting Republican beause of the advantages of mixed government, but I think I’ve drawn back. Read on from “the Erstwhile Conservative” to see why.

Crass Ass Conservatism: The Real Republican Pledge to America Paul Krugman wrote yesterday in the New York Times about the failure of the Obama administration to propose a large enough stimulus plan to combat the financial crisis the administration underestimated. While admitting that the Recovery Act made things better than they would have been—he estimated unemployment would be near 12% without it—Krugman called the stimulus a "political catastrophe."  "Voters respond to facts," he said, "not counterfactu … Read More

via The Erstwhile Conservative: A Blog of Repentance

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