Now that she’s on record as understanding the urgency of the situation, perhaps Fischer and others like her will pay just a bit of attention to the policy prescriptions offered in the same issue she’s quoting. Mark Edwards’ five-part agenda for what Congress could do right now to improve opportunities for youth would be an excellent place to start.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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