Don't miss @ezraklein's timeline tonight. He's on fire. A couple of columns worth of wisdom condensed into tweets.— Justin Wolfers (@JustinWolfers) July 16, 2012
7) The Romney who passed universal health care in Mass,could have squared this circle.
That embracing that kind of destructive dynamism requires embracing Scandinavian safety net policies the GOP won't accept.
6) I would love to see the campaign where Romney defends outsourcing, creative destruction, etc. The reason he can't is...
5) The campaign that did this http://bit.ly/OvmK1g can't complain about misleading attacks -- one reason they shouldn't have done that
4) This is one of the most devastating attack ads I've ever seen: http://bit.ly/M1IO50
3) That Romney wasn't more ready on Bain and taxes is one of the great mysteries of this campaign.
2) The Romney campaign's preferred defense -- he was CEO in name only, and not responsible -- seems much more damaging than the actual act.
A few thoughts on Romney and Bain and outsourcing. 1) Anyone expecting a major swing in the polls from this will likely be disappointed.
The Romney campaign must be shocked that this campaign has turned negative. No way they could have predicted that: http://bit.ly/OvmK1g
Great post RT @jbouie: http://j.mp/Noha4Q The Fake Headlines: Neither Obama Nor Romney Is Against Offshoring
Apparently, the difference between freedom and tyranny is 4.6 percentage points on the marginal dollar: http://bit.ly/NTUGGQ
Crucial: “One of the consequences of having a Congress this abysmal is the extent to which it shapes our expectations" http://on.msnbc.com/NTS8Zc
This Congress is bad in such extraordinary ways that we sometimes miss how bad they are in ordinary ways
It's the incredibly basic failures: FAA shutdowns and approps bills and Fed confirmations and time wasting.
What I found unsettling when I started going through the 112th Congress's record closely wasn't the huge failures, like the debt ceiling.