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An Unqualified Jack Lew Will Tax and Spend

MrChaly Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 2:27 PM
Why are we so concerned about Lew being unqualified and inept for this appointment to the treasury when his boss Obama is worse yet. Like they say (and you know who they are, right!) the further up the intellectual ladder you are the more closed minded you tend to be. That makes for a dangerous leader.

The worst part of the Jack Lew nomination for treasury secretary is not simply that he has no qualifications, standing or experience in the financial world or international sphere (think G20 and European debt crisis). Nor is it simply that he doesn't have any seasoned currency opinions (under Obama, the greenback has dropped 10 percent, while gold has doubled).

Yes, these are big disqualifiers. But the real problem is that Lew is a left-liberal Obama spear-carrier, whose very appointment signals a sharp confrontation with the Republican House over key issues such as the debt ceiling, the spending sequester, next year's...