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Tea Party: Vote Obama to Reduce the Federal Budget Deficit

Tea Party: Vote Obama to Reduce the Federal Budget Deficit

Liberals: Vote Romney to Avoid a Recession

Welcome to American politics, also known as the theater of the absurd. If we re-elect President Obama, we'll get deficit reductions, but also a recession in 2013. If we elect Candidate Romney, we'll avoid the recession through increased deficit-spending, but we'll be on a path to national insolvency.

Let me explain these counter-intuitive conclusions.