Fiscal Responsibility

Grassley Rails About President Obama For Not Taking Responsibility For His Policies - Too Bad He's Not Willing To Do The Same

During the lead up to the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa, their senior senator, Chuck Grassley, made an appearance and took the opportunity to rail on about Obama not taking responsibility for his policies and apparently was very unhappy with Republicans being blamed for any of our economic problems. He also lied and repeated the same tired old line we've heard out of them time after time:

Newt Gingrich: I'm Debt-Free And Frugal! No, Really!

(h/t David at VideoCafe) I love Newt Gingrich's campaign strategy of demanding that the media only hold him accountable for how great he is *right now*. Ignore all those ethical issues in his past tenure as Speaker of the House, he's *now* the

Rachel Maddow: Why Elections Matter, In One Graph

Rachel Maddow talked to Ezra Klein about his column at the Washington Post and the interview is pretty well summed up with this picture from Ezra's column. Elections matter because everyone does better when Democrats are in office and not just the