Highlighted in Nate Silver’s New York Times article, Conservatives’ Love Affair with Christie Is Over, was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie becoming the eighth Republican governor to announce that he will accept Medicaid expansion under the president’s health care law, in spite of Christie’s party’s general opposition to the law.
Self-proclaimed as Independent and American, Newsmax's article, "Romney’s $2 Billion Sacrifice for America," is a not-so-independent “Hail Mary” shot to convince voters to trust Mitt Romney’s results at Bain Capital to aid our nation to solve its economic problems. Stephen M. R. Covey in his book, “The Speed of Trust,” makes a persuasive case that trust is situation-specific, i.e. don’t trust a dermatologist to perform heart surgery.
For three decades, attempts to undermine Social Security and Medicare have been considered “touching the third-rail” because the two programs are valued by our middle class and aspiring middle class. But to the financial elite, these safety-net programs have been the bane of their existence.