James Pethokoukis

Obama needs a new healthcare plan, not a new speech

September 9, 2009

Crazy — at least according to a snarky definition — is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

First financial reform, then healthcare

September 9, 2009

I think this is a pretty smart piece of political analysis from my friend Barry Ritholtz:

The trigger that won’t get pulled

September 9, 2009

My pal Dan Clifton over at the Strategas Group gives his superinformed two cents:

Why the Dems may implode in 2010: 4 scenarios

September 9, 2009

A Democratic meltdown next year? Washington is abuzz with speculation by prominent political handicappers such as Charlie Cook and Stuart Rothenberg. Republican hopes for a huge congressional comeback in the 2010 midterm elections rest on three pillars: