Mort Zuckerman has been a contributor there for many years, as well as a frequent guest on The McLaughlin Group. A few days ago I happened upon a piece he wrote that caught my eye. As you know the point of this feature is to highlight contributions made by conservative writers that are reasonable and constructive and bring something to the table.
With the GOP so "focused" on job creation this year, Zuckerman's take on the subject is not only unique - for them that is - it's practically heresy. For the record, I concur with most of his points. Wanna guess which one I don't? So this month, the trophy goes to old Mort.
Five Sure-Fire Ways to Create More Jobs
4. Eliminate Uncertainty
The American Society of Civil Engineers has spelled out the need in convincing detail, but investment is now called that dirty word “spending.” So while millions sit idle and interest rates are historically low, the air is filled not with the sound of men at work but with fatuous slogans. We look askance at the Europeans fiddling while Rome burns, and maybe Madrid and Paris next, but Washington is the graveyard of American dreams.