Ira Stoll on What Obama Gets Wrong About Teachers, Firefighters, and Cops

President Obama’s latest campaign talking point
on the economy is that the Republicans in Congress are responsible
for laying off teachers, police officers, and
firefighters. This message is so misguided, and at the same
time so characteristic of Mr. Obama’s overall approach, writes Ira
Stoll, that it is worth taking it apart in greater detail in five
ways as an illuminating example.