August 15, 2009: Good news could spell trouble for GOP (Politico)

  • "It's not a good idea for Republicans to go overboard," warned Ron Bonjean, a former spokesman for Republican leaders in the House and Senate who ran the press shop at the Department of Commerce during George W. Bush’s first term. "If the jobs numbers are declining, it's important to talk about… but just focus on long-term problems and be thoughtful. The American people will be the ones who go over the top if there isn't progress."