Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Democrats Playing Politics to Hold On in November

"The only plausible answer is that this is symbolic politics aimed at sending messages to voters rather than legislating,” says Julian Zelizer, a congressional historian at Princeton University in New Jersey.

“In certain respects the legislation is secondary," he adds. "The problem is that the bill and the next one can backfire..., here with charges that Democrats are playing politics with defense. Also it does little for the main concern of voters – the economy.”

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