The Daily Grind
10:37 AM, Apr 19, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
In defense of the Americanization of the British election.
Gregg: "It's really disingenuous for some people to pursue regulatory reform based off this one instance," he said on MSNBC. "This is a single event, we don't even know what the outcome will be."
A Washington Post columnist comes to the Tea Party: "Nevertheless, on the whole, they struck me as passionate conservatives dedicated to working within the system rather than dangerous militia types or a revival of the Ku Klux Klan."
Robert Samuelson: "The implicit, though often unstated, message is that a VAT could raise so much money it could eliminate future deficits by itself. This reasoning, if embraced, would create staggering tax burdens and exempt us from a debate we desperately need."