Piyush is a gonner in national politics__he got by as a governor because of support from the feds on the oil spill and TS Isaac where all his ideas of barrier islands and bluster about water levels backfired.Jindal and the Balanced Budget Amendment
Jindal’s insistence on a balanced budget amendment makes the least sense of his first three proposals. He mentions that states have balanced budget laws, but he neglects to mention that it has been the cuts in state and local spending that have been a major drag on the recovery. He ignores that the reduction in public employment at the state and local level that these cuts required is one of the things that drove the unemployment rate so high. In the same op-ed, he insists that all actions taken by Washington should be viewed in terms of whether they help grow the economy, but then insists on pushing for a balanced budget amendment that would require the federal government to respond to economic contraction in the same way that the states have had to do for the last four years.
amazing how a few facts in hand can make you sound like the smartest guy in the room.
He also blew it big time during the 2010 Republican response speech where he performed at eighth grade level. And the US is not ready for another brown guy with a funny name.
BTW, Mother Jones just put up a list of the dumbest things DeMint said.