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Happy Hour: No Charge for the Editorial Suggestions, Mr. President!

7:00 PM, Apr 22, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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"Americans are more pessimistic about the nation’s economic outlook and overall direction than they have been at any time since President Obama’s first two months in office, when the country was still officially ensnared in the Great Recession, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll."


"If the Ryan budget is so unpopular, where are the town-hall meltdowns?"

Eric Alterman takes on Stanley Kurtz and doesn't fare so well.

"No charge for the editorial suggestions, Mr. President!"

Jared Bernstein, Biden's advisor and organized labor's favorite economist, to leave the White House.

"Large Tax Increases Are Not a Semantic Question"

In New Hampshire, "Romney tops Obama in a general election match-up by 8 points, 47 percent to 39 percent."

"Yes, we're really drowning in red ink."

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