Romney Agrees With Progressives: You Can't Do Spending Cuts Alone

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    Romney: 'If You Just Cut...As You Cut, You'll Slow Down The Economy' | ThinkProgress

    Romney Admits Budget Cuts Slow The Economy - YouTube
     
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    No intelligent conservative thinks cutting alone works.

    Idiot.
     
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    Well I've only tried to explain that to the 'nuts around here about a hundred times.

    I'd like to hear Romney now reconcile that with his promise to balance the budget without touching defense and while giving the Rich another big tax cut.
     
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    The problem is there are none.
     
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    So how, specifically, would the 'intelligent' conservative balance the budget from where it is right now, i.e.,

    we're borrowing 40% of what we're spending.

    Let's hear the high IQ genius conservative plan on that, in detail.
     
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    More: First Read - Romney: Spending cuts slow economic growth
     
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    Of course you don't cut spending alone. You cut taxes too.
     
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    There's a reason Romney can't crack the 30% barrier in the primaries.
     
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    And then you need to cut even more because you've reduced your revenue.
     

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