On Game Change, how to deal with the deficit, and Jack Murtha, gone at 77: Mitch Perry Report 2.9.10

The political book Game Change continues to dominate in the best-selling charts, a month after its publication date.  Yours truly provides a review.

Everyone admits the federal deficit is becoming a serious problem.  But nobody agrees on what to do about it.  Which is why economist Jeffrey Sachs's piece in the current Time magazine is worth discussing and dissecting.

Pennsylvania Democratic Congressman John Murtha died yesterday at 77.  A controversial career and a controversial man, no doubt.  But also a man whose war record gave him cover to be a prominent Democrat to denounce the Iraq war back in 2005.


the report here.

Scroll to read more News Feature articles
Join the Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.


Join Creative Loafing Tampa Bay Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Creative Loafing Tampa Bay. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected]