The extent to which Jon Stewart and the Daily Show disemboweled CNBC in this piece from last night is actually not all that funny. It’s just painful, and a truly embarrassing commentary on what passes for responsible journalism today. Watch the whole thing.
When, oh when will we see politicians admit that revenue for things we really need (from domestic violence detectives to music teachers) will not be provided by a magic golden goose -- particularly during a recession? You've got to either
a.) cut wasteful spending, which is by definition someone else's "revenue stream" and therefore politically difficult if it's done right; and/or
b.) raise taxes.
Anyway, I fear no Cahill. Baker, maybe. - promoted by Charley on the MTA)