Greg Sargent writes the Plum Line blog for the Washington Post.
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Saturday, November 19, 2011
How Wall Street Really Views the Protesters
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes just aired an exclusive that provides an interesting look at how some of those being targeted by Occupy Wall Street may really view the protests. He reported that a memo from a prominent corporate lobbying firm to the American Bankers Association proposed an extensive public relations campaign — including opposition research into key movement figures and an elaborate media strategy — designed to discredit the movement, and Dems who embrace it.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Dear House GOP Member: Raise the Debt Ceiling. Love, Ronald Reagan
Dana Milbank had a provocative column this morning arguing that on the debt ceiling, Dems have become the new party of Ronald Reagan, and that Republicans only honor their alleged hero Reagan in the breach and not the observance. After all, Reagan presided over 18 debt ceiling hikes as President.