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Republicans care a lot more about spending cuts when Democrats run the government

Republicans care a lot more about spending cuts when Democrats run the government

A political scientist scanned the National Review to see whether their interest in spending cuts, tax cuts, and balanced budgets changed depending on who’s in power. The answer? “The results suggest that the conservative publication’s interest in fiscal restraint peaks when Democrats hold unified control of government and wanes during divided or Republican control of government.”

Ezra Klein | October 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm
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