Jonathan Chait



-- Jason Zengerle takes on the right's hatred of Eric Holder

-- Steve Benen recalls when Republicans loved the idea of disclosure in campaign finance.

-- A new paper quantifies how the stimulus and economic rescue prevented economic catastrophe.

-- Paul Krugman explains why he always said the stimulus was too small to prevent mass unemployment.

-- Mark Halperin: "The Sherrod story is a reminder — much like the 2004 assault on John Kerry by the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth — that the old media are often swayed by controversies pushed by the conservative new media."


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