WASHINGTON -- President Obama sent a warmed-over, five-point "to-do list" to Congress this week that he said will create jobs and spur growth.
There was nothing new in any of the ideas. He's offered these same ideas before, but Congress rejected all of them.
In a gimmicky performance before an audience at the State University of New York in Albany, Obama unveiled his plan on two large flat-screen television monitors in the form of a green Post-it Note with five unchecked boxes next to each proposal.
It was a desperate, hastily slapped-together video show in the wake...