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The Left’s Deficit Reduction Plan

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D., Ill.), who is a member of Obama’s fiscal commission, has put forward an alternative to the co-chairmen’s mark released last week. My take: “Many conservatives greeted the Bowles-Simpson plan with respectful optimism because it was serious and attempted genuine compromise between two radically different visions of government. They owe the Schakowsky plan no such deference.”



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