Despite Crisis, It's Still Politics as Usual

By David Ignatius - March 12, 2009

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WASHINGTON -- For all the legislative commotion surrounding the economic crisis, we are still living in the equivalent of "the phony war" of 1939 and 1940. War has been declared on the Great Recession, but it's basically politics as usual. The bickering and mismanagement that helped create the crisis are continuing, even though we elected a president who promised a new start. History tells...

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