Some Thoughts On The Debate

It was a draw, which is good for Obama at the perception level: McCain never successfully put it away against a competitor who’s widely considered to be a foreign policy

We need answers

We need answers

Damir’s right to bust my chops a bit — I’m sure Hank Paulson has heard the moral hazard argument once or twice in his career — but it seems to

Pro Paulson Plan

Pro Paulson Plan

Welcome aboard, Wall Street Journal: Above all, the risk is that the current panic will damage the overall economy and lead to a deep recession that causes a further decline

Paul Newman RIP

Paul Newman RIP

I’m not a movie buff, but I did see Cool Hand Luke for the first time just the other week.

Of Politics and Economics

Pethokoukis has some important insights: Newt Gingrich said voting for the bailout will break against candidates in 2010 and beyond when voters see how destructive it is to the economy.

Gov. Mark Sanford on the bailout

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has a must-read on the bailout in today’s Washington Post. I’ll bet a lot of Republicans are wishing he was the GOP’s vice presidential candidate