Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said that the GOP vision for the nation's economy would "spell disaster for America's middle class" and that soon-to-be nominee Mitt Romney "doesn't have what it takes to grow this economy."
I missed the debut last Sunday of a sorry little 30-minute piece of political propaganda called "Politics Unplugged" -- the product of former governor Bob Ehrlich and his wife, Kendel, buying time Sunday mornings on Baltimore's WMAR. But I caught it this week...
Companies like Bain do much to help the economy, but Mitt Romney is failing to mount a credible defense of his time there under attack from President Obama. He could do well to take a page out of his opponent's 2008 playbook.
The ugliness in the Republican presidential primary that super PACs have fostered may be a necessary step before the two parties can come together behind efforts to stem the torrent of money in politics facilitated by the Citizens United decision.
GOP presidential primary contender Mitt Romney claims any attack on his performance at Bain Capital is an attack on the capitalist system; actually it's an attack on the kind of unregulated, predatory capitalism that corrupts everything it touches