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Deficit 'Salem Witch' Trials

This is very cool. Digby has crashed the beltway party again and wrote another great op-ed for The Hill DC’s deficit frenzy The entire political world has descended into a deficit frenzy that rivals the mass hysteria of the Salem witch

This is very cool.

Digby has crashed the beltway party again and wrote another great op-ed for The Hill

DC’s deficit frenzy

The entire political world has descended into a deficit frenzy that rivals the mass hysteria of the Salem witch trials. The mania has been growing for months, but exploded last week when D.C. heartthrob Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin (R) unveiled what was widely received as the most important document since the Emancipation Proclamation and the entire political establishment started babbling about “brio” and “courage.” Nothing else matters at this point — not anemic economic growth, not sustained, shockingly high unemployment, not a Middle East uprising of world-changing consequence — not even an epic nuclear catastrophe...read on

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