Eric Cantor on deficit: progress, and no tax hikes.
Allow me to summarize for my readers this Hill article (“Cantor to Democrats: See, cutting spending’s not that hard”) on some hopeful (repeat: hopeful) signs of deficit reduction on the horizon: Eric Cantor: …See, cutting spending’s not that hard*. And there’s not going to be any tax hikes. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: …OK, now that you’ve getting spending cuts, we want our Holy Grail, too. Raise | Read More »
Good News / Bad News for Debbie Wasserman Schultz!
The bad news: she didn’t realize that she was calling members of her own party ‘anti-woman’ before she started screaming to The Weekly Standard‘s John McCormack about how people who voted to defund Planned Parenthood are anti-woman! TWS: But there were eleven [correction: ten] Democrats who voted against funding for Planned Parenthood, so are those eleven Democrats anti-woman? WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: No, they’re not, because if | Read More »
New DNC chief needs refresher on Obama health care program
President Barack Obama on Tuesday tapped Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to succeed former Virginia Governor Tim Kaine atop the Democratic National Committee after its members gather later this month. The Florida firebrand was an obvious choice for Obama, who faces a contentious re-election bid next year and counts Wasserman Schultz among his fiercest defenders. But the president’s new attack dog’s talking points don’t always jibe | Read More »