Dec 16, 2013
Ron Fournier's upset again, tweeting that "the Obama White House is no better than past administrations about shading the truth," and that "Obama's apologists will say that every president plays politics with policy in elections years." He's got an article behind it, but I'm pretty sure that last week the problem was "both sides." The first tweet says yes, but the second one says no. I just wish someone would lead! George Washington Bridge scandal continues to roil, sort of, for Chris Christie. An extended look at the year-end review of the collected GunFAIL stories, particularly accidental shootings of kids. Reports out of Florida say 4 in 10 people treated at hospitals for gunshot wounds were the victims of GunFAIL episodes, about double the national rate. And fatal GunFAILs there quadrupled in 2012! And an expansive reading of Joan Walsh's "Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp."