Obamanomics: How Obama Reconciles Dueling Views on Economy

I have spent much of this year trying to get a handle on what is sometimes called Obamanomics and have come away thinking that Obama does have an economic ideology. It's just not a completely familiar one. Depending on how you look at it, he is both more left-wing and more right-wing than many people realize. Full Story »

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James Staley
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by James Staley - Oct. 1, 2008

Mr. Leonhardt has done much difficult research and has found and relied on many good sources to create an excellent, lengthy example of journalism at its best. He successfully attempts to elucidate Obama's complicated economic thinking. He decides Obama is an economic pragmatist who reconciles the best of formerly "dueling" economists Rubin and Reich and contrasting presidents, Clinton and Reagan. A must read for those who want to be economically informed voters.

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