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Saturday, October 18, 2014

'Deficit Fetishists'

Yep:

... Interestingly enough..., now that the deficit is shrinking in large part due to a growing economy—not the other way around—the deficit fetishists seem to have grown silent. Simpson and Bowles are suddenly quiet, and John Boehner is riding other hobbyhorses.
It’s almost as if crying over the deficit weren’t about the deficit at all, but rather a cover for ideological maneuvering. ...

    Posted by on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 08:48 AM in Budget Deficit, Economics | Permalink  Comments (16)


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