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Fool Us Again: 30 Years of Bait and Switch Budget Politics

Fool Us Again: 30 Years of Bait and Switch Budget Politics

Once again we go to the cliff.  Once again Republicans are threatening brinksmanship.  Once again, Democrats are practicing preemptive capitulation. Once again, the media is missing the real story.

You’re going to be hearing a lot from Republicans about the horrors of debt and deficits in the next couple of weeks.  The last time they cranked up their fear machine prior to a vote on the debt ceiling, it caused a downgrading of the US credit rating and cost us some $90 billion.  You know, crashing the economy in order to save it.

This entry was published on January 13, 2013 at 9:35 pm. It’s filed under Politics and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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