You didn't answer my question about how to prevent the jihadists from simply fading into the background for a few years, and then re-emerging when we leave again. The long game works in their favor, not ours.
Maybe if Bush had said, 'By the way, we're going to have to raise taxes' people would have been less inclined to support the invasion. And I'm sure that was discussed by the Bush Administration.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.