“Vote For Us Or The Recovery Gets It”

Compared to anything Obama is likely to get from a Republican House, that is, at least in the short term, a much more expansionary, Keynesian approach. But it’s also an awful precedent. In a sense, Republicans are holding a gun to the economy’s head and saying, “vote for us or the recovery gets it.”

— Ezra Klein makes the very interesting point that perhaps Mitt Romney might be The One To Save Us All, not because of anything he’ll do, necessarily, but because if he’s president, the Republicans will Get Stuff Done, as opposed to what they’ll do if we have four more years of Obama, which is: Keep Stuff From Getting Done.


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