James Pethokoukis

The hypocritical White House attack on McKinsey

June 16, 2011

Consulting firm McKinsey put out a report on Obamacare that the White House doesn’t like very much. Here is the relevant bit (bold is mine):

2011 ‘Recovery Summer’ looking like a disappointing rerun of 2010

June 16, 2011

Those “bumps in the road” are starting to come fast and furious. The mix of disappointing U.S. economic reports and fear of a Greek default must be weighing heavily right now on the minds of the Obama 2012 re-election team. We are now looking at another quarter of around 2% GDP growth, which will do little to lower unemployment.  A few selections from my email in-box: