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The John Boehner Fiscal Cliff, and everyone is now Keynesian

John Boeher/spendingThere are a few lingering thoughts I need to get out of my head from the 2008-2012 era, one of them being how Republicans were right that political polling in 2012 was systemically biased (albeit biased against Democrats.)

The other being the many absurdities of the unnecessary and anthropological fiscal cliff (AFC?). What’s missing from the “debate” thus far is how the cliff was almost entirely invented by the Republican Party and represents what — not even two years ago — John Boehner proudly said he wanted and was thrilled to achieve.

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