Perspectives on where our world is heading from a vantage point in Denver, Colorado.
15 November 2010
Despite immense public rhetoric by Tea Party types, the truth of the matter is that there is bipartisan indifference to the deficit as a national problem. Majorities of all political stripes care more about the health of the economy and jobs, not the federal government's credit card balance. Deficit talk is merely a means to manipulate the public discussion towards other ends that people really care about.