Christina Romer, Tax Cutter?

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Of the three big economic-team appointees Obama announced today, Christina Romer is the most obscure; she's also, as Mankiw, Wilkinson and Pethokoukis point out, the one who should give Americans the most hope that Obama won't be significantly hiking their taxes any time soon.   

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Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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