How Illinois achieved pension reform

Monday, December 9, 2013

The middle can be the most dangerous place to be in politics. Just look at Washington. A budget deal that covers more than the next five minutes continues to be obstructed by extremists on both sides, with tea party Republicans demanding cuts and only cuts and the Democratic Party's left wing insisting on taxes and more taxes. Though they may outnumber the zealots, moderates are too scared to do a thing.