Hoyer "doesn't want to cut any of the spending in Washington," McCarthy marveled. "He wants to continue the growth of spending in Washington." So who is Hoyer to hit Republicans on deficit spending, when his party has no plan to curb spending?
In the wake of a behavior-changing recession, the economy is not producing jobs. Small businesses are waiting for a signal to nudge them into action. When a vote to extend all of the Bush tax cuts could give would-be employers a sense of certainty, the Democrats are dithering.
Clearly, the Dems feel no sense of urgency to jump-start the economy.
They can't talk up their accomplishments; they can't brag about their fiscal responsibility, so they point at the GOP and yell "deficit."