Observations from the Cheap Seats
Applause for President-Elect Obama’s selection of Timothy Geithner as the proposed new Secretary of the Treasury. This was a very good selection. Geithner has a good working relationship with Ben Bernanke — they are said to be constantly on the phone with each other and to share similar approaches towards Fed policy in addressing the recent economic turmoil. Geithner is smart, savvy and a hard | Read More »
Gov. Richardson: George W. Bush should have saved the economy from the Democrats — wait, what was the question?
Bill Richardson was on Fox News this morning discussing Obama’s economic plan. Not much to write home about, but if you had the stomach to sift through (or even sit through) the BS, there were a couple of gems worth noting. Fox: (after Richardson talks about CEOs and golden parachutes) isn’t it true, though, they were getting the golden parachutes during the Clinton years as | Read More »
If not Hillary, then why not Richardson?
Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Barack Obama has chosen, and his selection of Sen. Joe Biden for the ticket’s second spot has not helped his faltering campaign:
The other RS Contributors think that I’m nuts…
…but I’ve decided that it has to be Richardson for Obama’s VP choice. He’s the best one on paper – which is infinitely more important than being the actual one for a campaign like Obama’s – and his Judas-like nature among holdout Clintonistas won’t concern Barack’s people in the slightest. Audacity of arrogance, remember? Now watch as he picks Barbara Boxer. Which would be a | Read More »