Of course, tonight’s big political story will be the GOP presidential debate. We’ll be watching it, so you don’t have to, and we’ll bring you all the must-see TV you can handle. That said, there are a bunch of real stories about real issues that affect real people out there, too.
Larry Summers calling for economic stimulus to spur job growth is a big deal.
Or would be, in a saner world. The League of Expatriate Obama Advisers is now singing in virtual unison about the need to pump more money into the economy. Summers, Goolsbee, Romer, Bernstein. This comes as EJ Dionne argues that Obama must do something about jobs and Mitt Romney does, too, in his own way. Yes, Obama’s optics are job-centric today, but the New York Times reports he’s also focused on mending fences with Wall Street. Because, you see, Wall Street is upset that Obama made their fences much more profitable and much