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Reagan or Louis XV?

Started by RussCarroll, 02/18/2011 07:14AM
Posted 02/18/2011 07:14AM Opening Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/17/AR2011021705270.html

Obama fancies his happy talk, debt-denial optimism to be Reaganesque. It's more Louis XV. Reagan begat a quarter-century of prosperity; Louis, the deluge.

Moreover, unlike Obama, Louis had the decency to admit he was forfeiting the future. He never pretended to be winning it.