Here are today’s must read opinion and editorial columns.
CONGRESS IN THE LEAD BY DAVID BROOKS
NEW YORK TIMES
This should be a humbling moment for the White House, and maybe a learning experience. There are other people who have been around Washington a long time. They know how to play this game. As a result of their efforts, we may see some debt reduction but nothing big and transformational… Obama won’t get his centrist election boost… The Old Guard wins. Obama’s televised campaign speech Monday night was behind the times. The action has moved to Capitol Hill.