Obamanomics in Six Words

by John J. Pitney, Jr.

The president is proposing to freeze one-seventh of the budget while letting the other six-sevenths grow. The proposal sounds like what an unsuccessful dieter would order at McDonald’s:

Big Mac, large fries, Diet Coke.

– John J. Pitney Jr. is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics at Claremont McKenna College.

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