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April 12, 2011

McCain: We Need To Enact "Draconian" Cuts Or We Face "Fiscal Meltdown"

McCain talking tough.

But he shouldn't have said "draconian." Draconian is what you call something you're opposing.

Other words he used -- "significant," "tough medicine" -- are the right words.

Although, who knows: Maybe he's trying to wake people up to the fact that those "draconian" measures we typically oppose are exactly what we need now.

We are at a critical juncture in American history that unless we enact draconian measures, then the results are very obvious, and that is a fiscal meltdown. No country can borrow 40 cents out of every dollar it spends even the largest and most powerful nation in the world. No nation can continue on that track. So, tough medicine is required, McCain said during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

The alarm is ringing, but America is currently hitting the Snooze button in ten year chunks.


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