The politics of denial

James Pethokoukis, in this post, observes that the candidates for the presidency in France are caught up in the politics of denial — i.e., denying that the vast scope and cost of the government is the central problem that must be confronted. Then he makes the obvious comparison with Obama.

The US is like an alcoholic who is destroying himself but keeps saying that he’ll cut down on his drinking…a little bit…at some time in the future.

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