Barnes: Washington's and the 'Recovery Summer' That Wasn't
8:40 AM, Sep 7, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
How could the Obama administration have miscalculated the economic trajectory of the summer so badly as to have given them what some have called the biggest premature victory declaration since the USS Abraham Lincoln?
Maybe it's that they all live in Washington, a town insulated by its obstinate liberal ideology and the giant job boom a liberal ideology brings to Washington. Fred Barnes:
As Fred notes, the only thing Washington and the public actually do agree on is that having Obama on the trail isn't going to win too many hearts and minds. It's as if Americans have absolutely no respect for our great Orataor-in-Chief, who gave the memorable and moving "Slurpee Address" just yesterday.
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