So the economy sucks. What is Obama doing to fix it? Essentially it's a three-pronged approach:
- Spend a bunch of government money to get things going again;
- Fix the banks so that they can loan people and businesses money again; and
- Help people with their mortgages so they don't lose their homes.
A couple of opinion articles about this mess by two of my favorite columnists:
full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Still don't understand how we got into this mess? Don't worry. Here's a great article from a fellow C.Post contributors to help explain.