It's really hard to say what has caused such a massive ignorance of how and why our economy grows by one political party. But until the Grand Old Party realizes this, our economic growth 'malaise' will only continue.
Border clashes are suddenly breaking out making immigration reform and Middle East peace now even less likely. Shrum and Lowry debate origins and solutions and a) whether the downing of MH17 will force Putin to choose between partner or pariah; and b) how Elizabeth Warren became the new Thor.
There is a grave question about whether Ted Cruz is eligible for the presidency. While we are at it, let us bring the constitutional requirements for federal officeholders up to date, based on the 200+ years' experience we now enjoy under those rules.