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Abbreviated pundit round-up: austerity and stupidity

Doyle McManus says Mitt Romney will not be "pivoting" to the center when it comes to economics. Paul Krugman: What should we do to help America’s young? Basically, the opposite of what Mr. Romney and his friends want. We should be expanding student aid, not slashing it. And we should reverse the de facto austerity policies that are holding back the U.S. economy — the unprecedented cutbacks at the state and local level, which have been hitting education especially hard.
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