By most measures, President Barack Obama emerged far stronger than his Republican adversaries in Washington's latest fiscal fight. He gave away virtually nothing and his hard-line tactics exposed deep divisions among Republicans and growing public frustration with the GOP.
Fall has arrived in Michigan and people take to the roads for color tours all over the state. As I make my short drives around town, I am tempted to “forget” my true destination and just keep on going. Traverse City? Pentwater? Ludington?