Barack Obama, though an outsider, took to the Chicago way like duck to water. He rose through it and used it to trounce all opponents including Hillary Clinton. Then he brought it to the White House. But, asks Michael Barone, who will pay for it?
Living, as we do, in a country where politicians just assume that however hard they hit the wealth-making private sector, there will always be enough money to keep them in office though evidence shows the contrary, we may find it difficult to understand that this is a relatively new idea to Americans.