Steve Moore

Steve Moore’s Critics Miss the Point

Deroy Murdock, National Review

President Donald Trump has tapped veteran supply-side economist and public-policy expert Stephen Moore to join the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Moore is exactly the pro-growth presence the Fed needs. But he has his detractors. Bland, conventional economists don’t like Moore’s kind. So, they have hurled rocks at him since his nomination. As long as the Fed’s policy decisions affect the price of money, can’t the rest of us at least watch? Moore says Yes. Brains, a passion for growth, and a belief in openness: Steve Moore is just what the Fed needs — and not a basis point too soon.

The Only Problem Facing President Trump’s Tax Reform Ideas

We are all for the President’s tax reform principles, but we hope he understands that, like Obamacare repeal, the problem getting it passed isn’t the Democrats, it’s the establishment Republicans like Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and John McCain.

Lesson for Scott Walker: If You Want The Focus On Your Policies Don’t Invite Rudy To Your Speech

Can Scott Walker beat Jeb Bush in the primaries and win against Hillary in the fall? Our friend Larry Kudlow says it is now a matter of whether he can develop from a tough state-union buster to a national politician who can modernize Reagan's policies while maintaining the Gipper's upbeat message of optimism and growth. And it looks like last week Gov. Walker got one important lesson in that process: If you want the focus to be on you and your policies, don’t invite Rudy to your speech.