It's an uphill climb for Obama to even mildly criticize Mitt Romney for being a vulture capitalist given his lack of accomplishment in holding anyone on Wall Street accountable for the economic carnage they wreaked.
The core lesson of the Corzine imbroglio and his "Who me?" testimony before various congressional committees has not been instinctively overlooked, but certainly not emblazoned into our consciousness, as well it should be.
Whether or not I agree with Gov. Christie's methods for fiscal recovery isn't important; what I will argue is that the effect of fiscal policy intended to restore order to the state's finances comes at the cost of the middle class and the poor.
Notwithstanding Republican victories in the N.J. and Virginia governor's races, let's not forget that a lower percentage of Americans now self-identify as Republicans than at any other time in a quarter-century.