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Those Paygo Rules

The difference here is that Kerry wants to change the rules to make it harder to cut taxes and increase spending; Bush just wants to constrain spending. A Republican Congress is unlikely to implement Kerry’s rules. Good thing, too.

Ramesh Ponnuru — 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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