If ridiculous predictions had any bearing on credibility, conservative Republicans would never be able to utter a word about economic policy in public again without being laughed at. We’re talking about a group of folks who said Reagan’s tax increases would be a disaster, Clinton’s agenda would cause an economic collapse, Bush’s policies would work wonders, and Obama’s agenda would make the 2008 crash even worse.Oh, how true, how true. Read more here.
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Just More Scare Tactics
While remarking on how incredibly wrong right-wingers were to predict that repealing the U.S. military’s anti-gay “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy would lead active-duty personnel to leave their posts by the thousands and cause steep declines in recruitment, The Washington Monthly’s Steve Benen makes this statement: