We are accustomed to the opprobrium columnist Thomas Schaller heaps on all things Republican. However, his most recent rant on who's to blame for the
Although Mr. Schaller admits that spending as a percentage of GDP is unprecedentedly high under President
Even the progressives' oft referred to arbiter of truth, the nonpartisan
It appears Mr. Schaller wants to continue to exonerate Mr. Obama from the huge debt burden our country faces. According to the Treasury, the debt has grown $5.3 trillion since Mr. Obama took office in 2009, compared to $4.9 trillion in
When history looks at both presidents, neither man will be remembered as a paragon of fiscal responsibility. I hope that at some point Mr. Obama demonstrates that he has what it takes to tackle these fiscal challenges.
If Mr. Schaller doesn't like Rep.
No one can blame Republican House Speaker
Simply asserting that the public will blame Republicans for the impending fiscal cliff does not justify Mr. Obama's lack of leadership in promoting fiscal responsibility. Even as a supporter of the president, Mr. Schaller should expect more.