Last Updated Jul 9, 2009 4:56 PM EDT
So which is it? With a public exceedingly concerned about both burgeoning national debt levels and an economy mired in a deep recession, the answer to the question is not entirely clear at this juncture.
Last night, I made my first appearance on "The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" to comment. The interview comes at about 2:15, after Nancy Cordes' excellent story.