links for 2010-07-14
No, the Reagan Tax Cuts Did Not Pay for Themselves...

Yes Our Press Corps Is a Joke. Why Do You Ask?

Somebody with a much stronger stomach than I have forwards a piece from the execrable Mike Allen, with the comment:

I'm not even an Obama fan but this sentence makes me want to stab myself in the EYES.

From: Mike Allen
Date: July 15, 2010 7:23:15 AM EDT
To: Undisclosed recipients;
Subject: POLITICO Playbook

Obama is perceived as failing to win over the public, even though by most conventional measures he is clearly succeeding.

Courtesy VandeHarris natural-@&#&$(*-ly.

Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?