Do Deficits Matter?
Peering into the Wild Red Yonder

Republican tax-cutting, new Democratic fiscal thinking, partisan tribalism, and our shrinking political center have made deficit hawks an endangered species on both the left and the right. Where this takes us next is anyone’s guess.

Published on: August 14, 2020
Lawrence J. Haas, author of Harry and Arthur: Truman, Vandenberg, and the Partnership That Created the Free World, was Communications Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Clinton.
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