We have a crisis in which the right is making insane demands, while the president and Democrats in Congress are bending over backward to be accommodating — offering plans that are all spending cuts and no taxes, plans that are far to the right of public opinion.Etc. etc. You know the argument. It's quite familiar really. I remember it from 1964:
So what do most news reports say? They portray it as a situation in which both sides are equally partisan, equally intransigent...
July 27, 2011
It's "a true moral failure," he says: