Excerpt: "New York Times' Jackie Calmes has a terrific piece in which she comes very close - as close as is possible in our contemporary media construct - to simply drawing the public a picture the country urgently needs to see, but usually doesn't. In a measured tone, the NYT article effectively makes clear that when it comes to economic policy, Republicans plainly have no idea what they're talking about."
Speaker of the House John Boehner (2nd R) and Republican leaders walk to the microphones to speak to the media after a meeting with President Obama on the deficit and debt, 06/01/11. (photo: Jim Young/Reuters)
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