A Modest Proposal: Three Weeks of Paid Vacation
Robert B. Reich
While Clinton stumps for President Obama,
Republicans want to obliterate any trace of the administration that told America there were weapons of mass destruction in
Besides, the resemblances between Bush and Romney are too close for comfort. Both were born into wealth, sons of prominent politicians who themselves ran for president; both are closely tied to the nation's corporate and financial elites, and eager to do their bidding; both are socially awkward and, as candidates, tightly scripted for fear of saying something they shouldn't; and both presented themselves to the nation devoid of any consistent policies or principles that might give some clue as to what they actually believe.
They are both men who ran or are running for the presidency for no clear reason other than to surpass their fathers or achieve the aims and ambitions of their wealthy patrons.
Small wonder the
It also helps explain why Romney chose Rep.
While Romney and the
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