Thursday, March 10, 2011

More on jobs and deficits

From Froomkin today:
The usual beef against Beltway politicos is that they spend too much time reading the polls. But to a group of progressives gathered on Thursday to talk about jobs, the problem is that the capital's elites don't heed the polls nearly enough.

Survey after survey of public opinion finds that unemployment and the struggling economy are the most troubling issues for most Americans. But policymakers from both parties are madly pursuing a different priority instead: deficit reduction.

More in "Progressives Bemoan Focus On Deficit, Call For Stronger Job Creation Agenda."


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