The Emotion of Reform

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Author(s) Was written by::David Brooks
Source Was published by::The New York Times
Date Was published on::March 8, 2010
URL Has URL::http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/opinion/09brooks.html
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Quotes-start.png [[Has quote::"They’ve stuffed the legislation with gimmicks and dodges designed to get a good score from the Congressional Budget Office but don’t genuinely control runaway spending. There is the doc fix dodge. The legislation pretends that Congress is about to cut Medicare reimbursements by 21 percent. Everyone knows that will never happen, so over the next decade actual spending will be $300 billion higher than paper projections."]] Quotes-end.png
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