While Republicans Warn Against 'Greece,' That Is Exactly Where Austerity Budgeting Will Lead U.S.

By Joe Conason - February 28, 2013

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Indebted America is in danger of turning into destitute Greece, or so congressional Republicans and conservative commentators have been warning us for years now. For many reasons, this is an absurd comparison -- but it may not always be quite so ridiculous if Washington's advocates of austerity get their way The Republicans actually want to impose Greek-style budget slashing on the United States....

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