January 30, 2009

Miscalculations

Jen Rubin on the Reid-Pelosi-Obama Debt Bill

There was, it seems, a good deal of miscalculation involved. The White House team bet Nancy Pelosi would come up with a bill that passed the smell test. They bet the Republicans, after a shellacking on Election Day, wouldn’t have the nerve to stand up to the President no matter what was in it. And they bet the public would support anything the President did. As it turned out, they were wrong on all three counts.

WSJ op-ed

Senate Democrats hedging

Posted by dan at January 30, 2009 3:15 PM