The contrast with Europe is stunning. The streets there are clogging with protestors who desperately want to keep perks and pensions that are driving their countries into insolvency, while responsible leaders do everything they can to impose fiscal sanity before everything comes crashing down. In America, protestors (a.k.a the Tea Parties) have taken to the streets to keep our irresponsible leaders from going in the same direction. In response, Obama says America’s irrational fear has made voters stupid.
But what’s irrational about saying that we shouldn’t be rushing into a condemned building everyone else in the developed world is rushing out of?
Friday, October 22, 2010
America Facing Europe
Writing for National Review Online, Jonah Goldberg comments on where we're heading, and where Europe finds itself.