He had the wit of Jimmy Walker, the vision of Al Smith, the courage of FDR and the energy of Nelson Rockefeller. When New York's history is written, Hugh Leo Carey will have his place as the hero of a dark decade.
Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.
Before the Democrats give in to the demands of red state senators who foolishly think they will gain something if they force Detroit into bankruptcy, I hope that the Democratic leadership makes them filibuster.