Journalists in Washington spend most of their time focusing on warfare between Democrats and Republicans. There's a good reason for that: in the dysfunctional capital city of 2007, warfare is what they do best.
But in the unlikely arena of tax policy, there's an emerging point of consensus that may prove consequential in the 2008 campaign as well as in the next administration. It is the desirability of cutting corporate tax rates.
The Bush administration has been emphasizing this theme for weeks, hoping to reclaim control of the tax-and-spending issues from Democrats in Congress and the 2008 presidential campaign.