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Subject:  Re: On Argentina, Krugman, Mosler, and Wenzel Date:  2/9/2013  1:34 AM
Author:  smartmuffin Number:  394102 of 404

The irony of course being that keynesian economists can propose tweaks to certain key statistics (such as the CPI) and be lauded as geniuses and heroes for saving the government money, even if it means dramatic real cuts to social security.  The headlines will read "GENIUS ECONOMISTS HELP SAVE THE NATION"

 Yet, if any dope Republican congressman came out and said "Hey, we should fix the deficit by cutting social security payments by 1% in nominal dollars" he would be absolutely smeared and vilifed to no end.  Headlines will read "IDIOT REPUBLICAN WANTS YOUR GRANDMA TO STARVE"


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