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Exercises in Hypocrisy: Starve the Beast


Surely in the annals of economic and political hypocrisy, “Starve the Beast” ranks as a grand champion. The Best in Class. Or Worst in Class. The idea originated, like most simplistic, bad Republican ideas, with President Ronald Reagan. The idea – for a given definition of “idea” – was that if you cut taxes the federal…