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Did We Just Hear Three Democratic Candidates Talk About Reducing Deficit and Debt?
What is this, 2008?

Matt Welch | 1.14.2020 11:20 PM
 

Most moments in Democratic presidential debates this cycle can be classified in one of three ways: 1) Let's raise all the taxes! 2) Let's spend all the money! Or 3) Let's squabble endlessly over the dreamy-time details of the tax/spending increases on Medicare for All. That, and whatever stupid slap fights the moderators want to egg on.

So color me flabbergasted that not one but two of the six candidates on stage tonight, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D–Minn.) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said—out loud, even—that they intend to reduce the deficit. Klobuchar, who used to make noises about deficit hawkery back when George W. Bush was president, went first, asking viewers to check out her plan online. And here it is!

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Their global warming policies alone would drive the budget totally out of control.  More lies. :#@$%:
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Both parties, "talk"

The usual result, a standoff then settlement, with increased deficits to cover both Guns and Butter

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We are way past managing debt... The long term destruction continues unabated with absolutely no one actually doing anything about it.

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It wasn’t that long ago when then candidate Trump had a “plan” to reduce the deficit and debt in eight years
I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, but to repeal them.

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We are way past managing debt... The long term destruction continues unabated with absolutely no one actually doing anything about it.

By design, I think... Neither side wants the strict austerity it would take to actually turn this thing around.

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"Did We Just Hear Three Democratic Candidates Talk About Reducing Deficit and Debt?"

"No, you just heard Three Democratic Candidates LIE About Reducing Deficit and Debt."
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It wasn’t that long ago when then candidate Trump had a “plan” to reduce the deficit and debt in eight years
And they said Trump wasn’t a politician I called BS on that the second I heard it....... both the politician part and cutting the deficit. We elect Presidents not kings or Monarchs no matter what the dims say about Kennedy or Barry.

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Whenever somebody running for office says “I have a plan for…”  I  instinctively cringe
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It wasn’t that long ago when then candidate Trump had a “plan” to reduce the deficit and debt in eight years

Well, obviously that did go as planned.
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I wouldn't believe any democrat-communist regarding "the debt".
Not a word from any of 'em.

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I wouldn't believe any democrat-communist regarding "the debt".
Not a word from any of 'em.

Me neither. The difference is, I don't believe the Republicans either.


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