For my latest Salon column, a poem:
‘Twas the night before the fiscal cliff, and all through the Senate and House
Not a Republican was budging, not even an ounce.
Back from vacation the President came
In hopes that Republicans might now act sane.
The cowardly Democrats put it all on the table
Like cuts to the elderly, poor and disabled.
So Republicans, thinking their ploy was a score,
Figured why not hold out until Democrats cut more!
You can read the entire piece here. I think you’ll enjoy it!
For Politico’s latest Arena question: Will Jon Corzine drag down the Democrats?
Jon Corzine is like the bad Santa of Democratic politics – year after year, he keeps disappointing us and yet year after year, we pray he’ll give us something good. But he’s been disappointing folks since his days at Goldman Sachs.
If Democrats or Republicans really have concerns about the undue political influence of Corzine and others, why not get all money out of politics for good?
You can read my post on Politico here.
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