Party Polarization Menaces Efforts To Control Debt

By Mort Kondracke - October 23, 2009

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Suddenly, it's occurred to liberals as well as wonky budget hawks that the nation's fiscal future is "unsustainable," but the chances of action - short of a crisis - are near zero. That's because of political polarization. For years, Republicans have complained about "runaway entitlement growth," but to sink health care reform this year, they are resorting to an old Democratic tactic - scaring...

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