Harold Meyerson, writing in the Washington Post, calls for a new New Deal. The old one worked just fine, and current times call for some of the same medicine.
Harold says it, and he’s not alone. FDR’s nanny-like visage has been showing up on left-liberal and neocon publications — web and print — by folks who don’t understand that their favorite New York patrician-president is the reason for this economic season. Why do economic downturns always produce a predictable supply of pundits calling for expansion of government power? FULL ARTICLE