A legislative panel on Thursday endorsed a mass transit funding plan that could mean a tax increase for residents and businesses and require approval from local officials and voters.
Lesley Weidenbener |
Will Rogers never met a man he didn't like, but did that include cowboys? American Indians? Or commies? Seventy years after his death, scholars are still debating the humorist's political beliefs.
In the world of ideas, President Obama has come to symbolize the triumph of Good Enough. Obama, along with his PR flacks and Congressional allies, loves to paraphrase Voltaire: "Let not the perfect be the enemy of the good." Better to move forward incrementally than not at all.