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A Liberal Economist Re-evaluates the Tax Cut

Alan Blinder writes in the Wall Street Journal: “Like most liberal economists, I did not like the way [President Trump] structured his tax cuts. And like many economists of all stripes, I thought the tax cuts might overheat an already-hot economy. But the latter worry appears to have been wrong, at least so far. The tax cuts seem to have boosted growth without exciting inflation.

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Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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