The federal budget fight is forcing Americans to confront the magnitude of the nation’s financial problems. Dan sees it as a case of chickens coming home to roost. Also: Purchasing legislators for the public.
1. “Big Government on the Brink” by Robert Samuelson for The Washington Post, April 10, 2011
2. “Poll shows Americans oppose entitlement cuts to deal with the debt problem” by Jon Cohen and Dan Balz, April 20, 2011.
3. “Why not defund the FEC?” by Melanie Sloan for Politico.com, April 15, 2010