LOOKING AT the Democrats’ — and Obama’s — slumping poll numbers. This accounts for their eagerness to pass stuff now, since they’re likely to be even worse later.
It’s kind of a shame, since if they governed in the fiscally responsible fashion the campaign atmospherics promised, the poll numbers would be higher, and the country would be better off. Of course, you could say the same about the GOP in 2005. And I did . . . .