Yesterday, Senator Chuck Schumer signaled his support for President Obama's plan to eliminate the Bush tax cuts for Americans who earn $250,000 and above.
But it's not what Schumer really wanted.
The Mario Effect: Last time a group of presidential challengers was this unimpressive, there was a reason
If the outsize attention being paid to Donald Trump's ridiculous presidential stunt indicates anything meaningful, it's just how extraordinarily ill-formed and underwhelming the Republican primary field is right now. Previously scheduled debates are now being canceled or moved to the fall because no one knows who's running—Romney as prohibitive front-runner, somehow, hardly seems more credible than Trump as runner-up—even though in past cycles, the fields were fairly clear at this stage and the candidates were actively campaigning.(1)