Quote of the Day

“Would you please raise my taxes? I would like very much to have the country to continue to invest in things like Pell Grants, and infrastructure, and job training programs that made it possible for me to get to where I am.” Former director of marketing at Google to President Obama during yesterday's LinkedIn Town Hall

It's this sort of forward thinking -- this consideration for posterity -- that made 20th Century America so prosperous, and it was the opposite of this sort of forward thinking that made the early-21st Century America suck ass.