Joe Klein: SOTUS Makes Democrats the Party of Optimism

Well, only if you are a government employee.  It’s still central planning — “we” means the government will do something.  So, we, the people, should just sit back and wait for these brilliant technocrats to design a new economy for a new century.

Klein is right about this: a return to business as usual.  Back to tax and spend.  Make phony allusions to careful use of taxpayer dollars but invest it wisely.  Sure.  Investing is not that easy. Spend to buy votes, to pay your supporters, and put a future date on the bill.



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