Louisiana Republican Governor Bobby Jindal wrote an oped piece at Politico on Thursday in which he took aim at both Congress and the Obama administration saying that they were incapable of getting the country’s fiscal house in order.
The Republican Louisiana Governor wrote, “I had the honor of serving in Congress. Here’s what I learned – there will be no significant change without structural reforms. That’s the polite way of saying it.” He went on to say, “The less gentle version is that Congress and this administration are psychologically incapable of getting our fiscal house in order without laws that give them no other alternative.”
While I disagree with Jindal that the headlines have implied that Republicans are “fighting to protect the rich and benefits for seniors,” he does make a good point in stating that “Republicans certainly should fight to at least get something done that will matter.”
So what are some of those things worth fighting for? Jindal lays out four key things: