Budget Control Act

If free-market economists were serious about their ideas, they would surely be arguing vociferously right now for the economy to plunge over the fiscal cliff. But where are the laissez-faire economists lining up to urge John Boehner to veto all compromise and put our money where their mouths are? 
    They are strangely silent. Instead, the debate is about how Keynesian we should be.

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