Steven Landsburg looks over McCain's economic policies and mostly likes what he sees. He also criticizes Obama:
Like Bush (only far more so), Obama is fine with tariffs and subsidies. Like Bush, he wants to send jackbooted thugs into every meatpacking plant in America to rid the American workplace of anyone who happens to have been born on the wrong side of an imaginary line.
Like Bush, he wants a more progressive tax code. (It is one of the great myths of 21st century that the Bush tax cuts made the tax code less progressive; the opposite is true. If you are in the bottom 38% of taxpayers, you now pay zero income taxand therefore have an incentive to support any spending bill that comes down the pike.) Like Bush, he wants more regulation, not less.
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