What Obama Should Have Done in 2009

By Sean Trende - June 12, 2012

Kevin Drum and Ezra Klein make the case that President Obama's insistence on pursuing health care reform in 2009 was not a mistake. Specifically, they claim that there wasn't a real trade-off between the pursuit of reform and helping the economy. Their basic argument runs like this: The $787 billion stimulus had been approved at the beginning of the year, and job losses were decelerating sharply... (Read Full Article)

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