As the elections are approaching, I just want to give my score card for the political parties.
• Democrats favor a minimum wage increase. Republicans either oppose the increase or oppose a minimum wage entirely.
• Democrats want to extend unemployment benefits past 100 weeks. Republicans have blocked a vote on this since the beginning of the year.
• Democrats, in general, believe something has to be done about climate change. Republican are in full-throated denial that this exists, using as evidence last year’s cold winter.
• Democrats believe the government can help with health care/insurance issues and almost singlehandedly enacted Obamacare. Some Republican …