But perhaps inevitably, most of the conclusions beyond that were murky. Even before today, the Third Way had brought German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder political heartburn. In a move he later admitted was a mistake, Mr. Schroder infuriated left-wing traditionalists in his Social Democratic Party last year when he signed a ''Third Way'' declaration with Mr. Blair praising economic deregulation and greater support for business. The new mantra of Progressive Governance appears to have several virtues.
While entrepreneurs certainly require conventional business skills, they also need intangible qualities that don't come from books. These so-called soft skills include a self-starting drive, a willingness to handle risk and an ability to deal with the kaleidoscope of challenges in building a business from scratch. Where does that mindset come from?
Nevada's top elected Republicans are scared to death of their own party's bill to replace the Affordable Care Act -- "Obamacare." They should be. Nevada has more to lose than any other state from this bill, which President Trump and House Republicans are trying to ram through in the next few weeks.