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Ryan’s strong medicine will only make matters worse
Andy Gaus writes: The Ryan plan involves devastating cuts for the poor and vulnerable, and tax cuts for the rich. That siphons wealth upward, but how does that reduce the deficit? Deficit reduction would supposedly be accomplished by closing unspecified tax loopholes. Can anyone say with a straight face that tax cuts for the rich represent “fiscal responsibility” in these times?