The View From 1776

A Liberal Glimpses the Truth, Albeit Dimly

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert denounces spending borrowed money, apparently unaware that he is stepping on the party line.

Mr. Herbert is about as far left in his liberal-progressive ideology as any writer in today’s mainstream media.  Yet he has glimpsed enough of the truth to identify consumption floated by excessive debt as a cause of our present economic woes.

Read the whole column: Stop Being Stupid.

All conservatives, I believe, will wholeheartedly second Mr. Herbert’s assertion that, “Somehow, over the past few decades, that has become the American way: to pay for things