美国选举的经济后果

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11月的中期选举是对美国大规模政府支出扩张、赤字和债务的大反对。在金融危机期间当选总统的巴拉克·奥巴马和占据国会领导权的民主党似乎对公众拒绝他们的刺激计划、医保改革和能源政策感到十分惊讶。

毫无疑问,支出和债务增长有一部分要归咎于衰退、防务以及其他小布什总统任上的遗留问题。但是,大多数选民并不认为新时代安全和增长问题必须要靠政府才能解决,他们对只看到政策在提振经济方面做得明显不够,感到十分不满。

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