...looks like a horse's ass. What else can one say? How can he not have thought this through before he sought -- affirmatively sought -- the Commerce job? As I wrote when this first came up, the idea that he'd do this was mystifying in the first place. Several people wrote to say that he was desperate to reinvent himself as New Hampshire swung Democratic and he faced certain defeat next time. Fair enough. But it's very bad form to jerk a president around like this. Gregg has made the president a casualty in his own drama of personal reinvention. Another disappointing low in official behavior.
It's the most effective anti-poverty program in U.S. history. So why do some people hate it?