President Barack Obama has compiled a handy to-do list for Congress that, "if acted upon quickly, will create jobs and help restore middle class security," according to the White House's blog. And it's about time. This is most certainly not, as cynics might suggest, another transparent political scheme. After all, writes David Harsanyi, these initiatives, the White House claims, enjoy bipartisan support—which is meant to impress you, even if it's not exactly true.
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