Blue In The Face

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I don’t know how many different stories we’ve written on this same general theme — more than 100? — but it has been the driving dynamic of U.S. politics for three years now and shows no sign of being resolved anytime soon: a smart, cogent, practical, and likely successful fix for the economy and the federal budget is right there for the taking if only Republicans would put empirical economic evidence ahead of anti-tax ideology.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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