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:
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.

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