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伯克利——

我一直认为,巴拉克·奥巴马任命前共和党参议员艾伦·辛普森(Alan Simpson)为削减赤字委员会联席主席是个严重错误。辛普森在做参议员时便以激进的预算政策著称。事实上,对于共和党总统提出的提高预算、增加赤字的议案,辛普森从不反对;而对于民主党总统提出的削减赤字议案,辛普森则总是不遗余力地阻挠。

你决不可能让一个纵火犯去充当消防队长,但我认为奥巴马在任命全国财政责任和改革委员会(National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform)联席主席时恰恰这么做了。

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