Corker asked me, "You seem like such a sensible fellow, why are you a Democrat?" "Three main reasons," I said, ticking off my views that Republicans had favored the rich at a time of growing ine3quality, abandoned fiscal responsibility, and held unfortunate positions on social issues such as woman's right to choose abortion.It's an interesting list and I'd take it for starters. I wonder how he feels about Guantanamo, torture and wars of choice.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Rattner Explains Why He Is a Democrat
In his brisk, entertaining and highly informative account of his work as don't-call-him-a "Car Czar," Steve Rattner has kind words for Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, whom Rattner found hard-working, conscientious and constructive--unlike others on Capitol Hill, not of all whom Rattner names. Making piece after a tiff over a sangria-fueled dinner one night,