Category: Political Strategy

Political Strategy

The Best Grilling Of Bernanke Came From Senator Elizabeth Warren And Republicans Should Be Ashamed

I agree with Republican Senator Corker that inflation is a danger in the future. But inflation doesn’t win the hearts and minds of most Americans right now. No one’s worried about it except economists and economics geeks. The death of the community and regional bank, however, does bother people. As does the printing of money …

Political Strategy

Republicans Can’t Just Rage Against The Fiscal Cliff Machine

Encouraging Boehner to shut down the government is the surest way to end conservatism as a practical political alternative. The GOP has no leverage in budget negotiations, and conservative denial won’t change that. Use Game Theory As I wrote on November 12, fighting Obama – voting down a budget in the House – results in …