Paul Lachine

巫术经济学死灰复燃

华盛顿——

在华盛顿,民主党和共和党领导人突然间就大规模减税的需要达成了一致。减税计划不仅影响美国中产阶级,也影响富人(不管是在世时还是去世后)。人们长久以来翘首以待的两党一致突然形成了,这是否意味着美国面貌会焕然一新,更上一层楼?

很不幸,结果恰恰相反。两大党派的确形成了一致,然而形成一致的是极其危险的公共财政观点——他们将要继续和延长被老布什总统称为“巫术经济学”(voodoo economics)的政策。其后果将深刻影响美国和全世界。

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