The Heartland Institute’s Peter Ferrara was a guest on CNBC on Friday afternoon. In light of the latest horrible jobs report, the “fiscal cliff” we face, and the impending Taxmageddon on January 1, 2013, it is no wonder that Peter is pessimistic about the near-term future of America’s economy. Unless, Peter implies, we see a change of direction come November.
Peter’s debate partner was Rich Benjamin of Demos, who said conservatives like Peter seem to enjoy preaching gloom and doom. Trust me: Peter would rather not. But facts, and math, are stubborn things.