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Jimmy Zuma writes the online political journal Smart v. Stupid. He also writes a weekly column for the Tucson Sentinel under the same title, and a weekly feature, DC Water Cooler, for Technorati. His beat is national politics.
SHARE Monday, October 4, 2010 Why the GOP Pledge to America Bombed
In many ways, the Pledge to America failed because it's old news. Republicans promise to stop healthcare, stop regulation of business, stop collecting taxes, stop old people from retiring, and stop any attempt to stop favoring the rich.
SHARE Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Whitman High Bids for California Governor
I don't think they auction jobs on Ebay, but if they did, it might look a lot like the California governor's race. Former Ebay CEO Meg Whitman has already invested $91 million of her personal fortune. "Who cares?" you might say. Well, you should. Whitman is pioneering a new model corporations can use to buy an elected office. And recently, our own Supreme Court just made buying an office much easier"