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CHARTS: If Romney Wins, Will The Republicans Once Again Say "Deficits Don't Matter"?

All through the Bush years, the refrain from the party in power was "deficits don't matter." Then the economy collapsed. Then the other party came to power. And suddenly the vanquished party became obsessed with the country's massive deficit and wanted to immediately slash spending--and, bizarrely, cut taxes--to fix it. And that will likely be the Republicans' message throughout the coming campaign.
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