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Meet GOP's friend, Mr. Fiscal Cliff

Robert Johnson Mystic

Publication: The Day

Published 01/01/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 12/31/2012 04:07 PM

For those worried about an overwhelming deficit, the cliff may be our friend.

It mandates large spending cuts, while our president appears at a loss to find any.

It gives Republicans two clubs - tax rates and debt ceiling - instead of debt ceiling alone. That should help in negotiations to slow the growth of spending.

Come January, all of Bowles/Simpson can be back on the table.

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