Cato has issued its Fiscal Policy
Report Card on America's Governors: 2006. From the Executive
Only one governor receives an A this year — Republican Matt Blunt of Missouri. The next two highest-scoring Republicans are Rick Perry of Texas and Mark Sanford of South Carolina. The highest-scoring Democratic governors are John Lynch of New Hampshire and Phil Bredesen of Tennessee.Emphasis added for Graniteers. Only six governors received "B" grades from Cato, including Governor Lynch.
If you want to hear some good arguments for raising the Federal gasoline
tax —hey, wait a minute, stop throwing stuff at
me!—by one dollar per gallon—Ow! That hurt!
Stoppit!—you should probably head on over to Greg Mankiw's blog
where he reproduces his WSJ
op-ed from today. Professor Mankiw is a very sensible guy, which
means that his proposals stand a slim chance of being enacted.
Elizabeth Edwards thinks she's more joyful
than Hillary Clinton. That's a pretty low bar to clear, though.
For the record, Pun Salad considers itself more joyful than Cute Overload. Beat that, Blogosphere!