LET’S NOT PRETEND
“The bottom has fallen out for everyone in the nation’s political leadership,” says National Journal editorial director Ron Brownstein, on revealing the news organization’s dismal findings in the latest Heartland Monitor Poll.
What with a government shutdown, hair-raising federal debt, Obamacare chaos and a sluggish economy, “Americans aren’t feeling much holiday cheer about the country’s direction or anyone setting it,” Mr. Brownstein says. And the numbers: 55 percent disapprove of President Obama’s job performance, 38 percent approve — the worst findings in the 19 times the poll has asked the question. And Congress. Well, Congress. Fully 84 percent of