August 11, 2011
How Doug Holtz-Eakin’s argument against the stimulus became an argument for it. Michael Lewis goes to Germany, writes an article. A great read ensues. Meeting with the most important economic policymaker in the world is something Obama probably should do. Dan Drezner is gloomy about the world. Mitt Romney loses the Jewish vote.
In-depth With Mccain's Policy Guru
April 21, 2008
Over at Grist, David Roberts has an in-depth interview with Doug Holtz-Eakin, McCain's domestic-policy guru, on the subject of climate policy. This bit nicely delved into a topic we've discussed on this blog before: DR: [You've] distinguished McCain's policy approach from his competitors' by saying he favors putting a cap-and-trade system in place and otherwise refraining from further policies and regulations -- even getting rid of a lot of sector-specific or industry-specific regulations and subsidies. Is that fair? DHE: Right; that's a fair description of the philosophy.