November 12, 2012
What does it say about the 2012 election that Americans voted for a status-quo Congress? Maybe it means that with nothing accomplished there was no one to blame. (Illustration by Michael Willis | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

What does it say about the 2012 election that Americans voted for a status-quo Congress? Maybe it means that with nothing accomplished there was no one to blame. (Illustration by Michael Willis | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

August 17, 2012
The Democrats’ complaint that Romney and Ryan would help the rich at the expense of the poor “defies logic. (Illustration by Kelsey Dake | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

The Democrats’ complaint that Romney and Ryan would help the rich at the expense of the poor “defies logic. (Illustration by Kelsey Dake | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

June 22, 2012
Now that the Greek election failed to solve anything, Europe is back to the same problems it faced before. (Illustration by Sam Island | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

Now that the Greek election failed to solve anything, Europe is back to the same problems it faced before. (Illustration by Sam IslandColumn by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

March 29, 2012
Consider the following numbers: 2.2, 62.8, 454, 5.9. Drawing a blank? Not to worry. They don’t mean much on their own, but together they add up to an American debt disaster. (Illustration by Jordan Awan | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

Consider the following numbers: 2.2, 62.8, 454, 5.9. Drawing a blank? Not to worry. They don’t mean much on their own, but together they add up to an American debt disaster. (Illustration by Jordan Awan | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

December 16, 2011
Endless hypocrisy is proving to be bipartisan in the payroll tax debate. (Illustration by Holly Gressley | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)

Endless hypocrisy is proving to be bipartisan in the payroll tax debate. (Illustration by Holly Gressley | Column by Caroline Baum on Bloomberg View)