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By Owen Paine on Saturday June 11, 2011 06:30 PM

Ezra Klein is a worthless hank of dog hair. He belongs on a pet-barbershop floor, not where he is, wherever that is, that gets him quoted like he's the nuncio from liberal common sense. Why he isn't even a good chew toy.

For example, what in fuck is this crap crawl?

"Imagine a 3:1:1 compromise: For every three dollars in spending cuts between 2013 and 2022, there’s one dollar in tax increases, and one dollar in stimulus between now and 2013. If Republicans tried really hard and were willing to be flexible on where the spending cuts came from, I bet they could get that to 4:1:1. And the presence of Democrats — and even liberals — lured by stimulus would do more than get the bill passed. It would mean Democrats don’t run against the cuts in 2012, as they’re likely to do to the Ryan budget now.

That’s the sort of policy deal that wouldn’t make sense in ordinary times — why give up three or four dollars in spending later for one dollar in spending now? Why accept further deficit spending at a time when deficits are already sky high? — but does make sense when we’ve got 15 million unemployed, half of whom have been unemployed for six months or more, and extremely low interest rates on federal debt. It’s the kind of thinking, in other words, that we need now more than ever."

Imagine if this guy was advising Henry Clay; why, the Civil War might have come in 1823 -- though now that you mention it, that sounds okay, doesn't it? Okay, let's have him advising the Continental Congress in the summer of 1776.

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Doesn't klein mean small or petty?

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