The Crazy Right (ie Rush Limbaugh, Hannity, O'Reilly, et al) would have you believe that the New York Times is the leader of a left wing conspiracy to destroy America. Of course, they also believe that w was a great President and that Saddam was behind 9/11. So, again, here is proof that the Times actually is in favor of good policy: Another editorial in support of free trade.
There is a danger that the populist wave sweeping the country will move us away from the gains of trade made over the past decades. Smoot-Hawley II, as I am now calling this movement, will only make this Great Recession worse, just as the original did to the Great Depression.
Last Thursday Jon Stewart grilled Cramer to a crispy crackle. Tonight he takes on Bruce Springsteen. Look for a little less grilling, and a lot more genuflecting.
Finally, I can tell you Obama is wrong on one thing for sure: Memphis, not UNC, wins the big dance, and I buy a 48 inch flat screen with my pool winnings.