Tax cuts--they're what's for dinner!

Back to Republican bashing. We're in the Q&A session now, and it's hard not to notice that no matter what the subject, Kemp brings the topic back to tax cuts. I love me some tax cuts--at least as long as they're accompanied by complementary spending cuts--but they've turned into the ginseng of the Republican party, a broad-spectrum economic snake oil that cures whatever problem you currently have.

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Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

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