Scott Lemieux explains why the bully pulpit isn’t nearly as effective as everyone thinks.
President Obama: “I recommend you watch the recent debates. I’m thinking about just running those as advertisements. Without commentary; here you go.”
The real concern, for Democrats at least, isn’t that Latinos vote for Republicans, it’s that they don’t vote at all.
I really wish this journal article weren’t behind a locked gate.
The Wisconsin governor thinks he can lecture President Obama about the economy. That's bonkers.
I think that this effectively sums up the emerging LGM position on the Bully Pulpit:
During our debates about the bully pulpit, “messaging,” and health care reform, commenters recently asked how if messaging isn’t particularly important or effective in determining the popularity of legislation how the “death panels”...
"I recommend you watch the recent debates. I'm thinking about just running those as advertisements. Without commentary; here you go." -- President Obama, quoted by ABC News, talking to Democratic donors about the GOP presidential de...