Jonathan Alter

Washington Monthly Editor Haley Sweetland Edwards, explained why the success of financial reform will be determined by its implementation, what “position limits” are and why they matter, how lobbyists are undermining Dodd-Frank, how the regulatory apparatus works, and what the White House and public can do to guard and implement Dodd-Frank. On The Better Half: […]
Blommberg View Jonathan Alter, argued that cutting entitlements will guard investment in discretionary spending, guess how Sam felt about that argument? Sam and Jonathan debated whether or not CPI was a cut and agreed that the wealthy should pay more taxes. On The Better Half: The Romney’s remerge to whine, why haven’t all members of […]
Cliff Schecter,┬átalked about Republican hypocrisy on Hurricane Sandy relief, the core lack of compassion and empathy in the Republican Party, Jonathan Alter’s obnoxious new piece, phony figures on life expectancy, who really threatened the passage of Health care Reform and what leverage progressives still have over President Obama. David Cross joined Sam, to talk about […]