Archive for March 15th, 2010

Slow Down

15Mar10

How long and winding will the road of Toyota’s recovery be? Well, of course, step one is to find the cause. But what if there is no cause… at least, no equipment failure. Consider 56 fatalities involving sudden acceleration analyzed by the LA Times. In the 24 cases where driver age was reported or readily […]


Groucho Care

15Mar10

For some reason, the best analysis on politics in this country often comes from overseas publications. Perhaps they still invest in journalism there – I’m not sure. But this column in the Financial Times, by Clive Crook who writes from Washington, sums up the Obama health reform struggle as well as I’ve seen. Already beyond […]


Is Anita Dunn

15Mar10

Is Anita Dunn about to vomit on Jake Tapper at the beginning of this clip?


A Likable Guy

15Mar10

You’ve got to be a likable guy to get elected to Congress. A great inside look at Rahm Emanuel in action two years ago when he headed up the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, and Eric Massa was a candidate who Rahm was sizing up. Note: I’m playing catchup after a busy weekend, so I’m throwing […]