How can you talk seriously about US government deficit reduction when Bush-era temporary tax cuts cannot be allowed to expire and the nation is fighting two long-lasting and very costly wars? (opinion)

by Bob Herbert

One of the most frustrating tendencies of mainstream leaders in the United States is their willingness, year after debilitating year, to embrace policies that have no hope of succeeding.

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