House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), speaking to reporters Tuesday morning, said the bombings are ‘clearly another place where it demonstrates why having the ability to address security concerns is important.’ … In the short term, there's a question of taste and accuracy. People aren't taking his comments well (just check Twitter). Even if the Maryland congressman offered it the best faith, it smacks of political opportunism.
CBO Confirms Higher Taxes Won't Fix Budget Mess The Wall Street Journal editorializes, "President Obama promised that higher taxes on the affluent would usher in a fiscal golden age, but Tuesday's annual outlook from the Congressional Budget Office suggests that was, well, fantasy.