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Recap: John Boehner's strategy for the Bush tax cuts; Andy Stern's plan to create 12 million jobs; and no one listens to the president.

Elsewhere:

1) On Peter Suderman's list of health-care reform's empty promises, Nos. 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 are clearly wrong, at least as written, and No. 1 is misleading. No. 4 is arguable. More on this tomorrow.

2) Steve Pearlstein makes the case that we're moving into a structural unemployment problem.

3) Fine, I'll say it: McDonald's is delicious.

4) Everything you wanted to know about infrastructure banks.

Recipe of the day: Southwest potatoes.

By Ezra Klein  |  September 9, 2010; 6:25 PM ET
 
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Ezra says: "Fine, I'll say it: McDonald's is delicious."


Waiting for the universe to collapse on itself...

Posted by: mezcalero | September 9, 2010 6:36 PM | Report abuse

Ezra,

can't wait until tomorrow on how we hear how #7 is wrong. I'm still waiting for the $2500 a year I (and everyone else) was promised.

Kind of surprised you're not trying to argue that MA is not Medicare and thus medicare's not being cut in relation to #4.

Most of the rest honestly also can't be answered yet. We'll see in 10 years where we're at.

Posted by: visionbrkr | September 9, 2010 6:44 PM | Report abuse

McDonald's french fries are delicious, but you need to bring your own ketchup.

The rest of the menu, not so delicious.

Posted by: bgmma50 | September 9, 2010 10:20 PM | Report abuse

The wild berry smoothie is yummy.

Posted by: ania8 | September 9, 2010 11:51 PM | Report abuse

"can't wait until tomorrow on how we hear how #7 is wrong. I'm still waiting for the $2500 a year I (and everyone else) was promised."

The only way I see #7 as 'wrong' is if you include the subsidies, and not everyone is elligible for them.

Will be interesting to read what Ezra has to say about this list.

Posted by: justin84 | September 10, 2010 8:29 AM | Report abuse

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