Absolutely profligate

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November 9, 2011
by Jacob Sullum  
Posted in Commentary

"Mitt Romney thinks 89 percent of what the federal government does is 'absolutely essential.' And that's what he says when he is trying to appeal to the fiscally conservative Republicans whose votes he will need to win his party's presidential nomination. Who knows what he really thinks, assuming he has any firm convictions at all on this crucial question. The specific cuts highlighted by Romney suggest he does not." (11/09/11)


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