Fedzilla is growing fatter, less accountable and less transparent by gorging itself on our tax dollars. Instead of tightening Fedzilla’s fiscal belt, government bureaucrats just buy him bigger belts and suspenders, and he gets fatter and smellier each day. The only good pig is a dead pig.
Regrettably, there are way too many intellectually stunted Americans who support this gluttonous and irresponsible spending curse. They are called socialists. Socialists believe in Keynesian economics, which supports government control and meddling in our economy. It’s akin to Jerry Sandusky managing a little boys’ football team …
The rest of the column attempts to make that case that Grover Norquist is like Clint Eastwood’s Dirty Harry character. Even Ted’s idiot fans will have a hard time with it, Norquist being a tubby GOP nerd.
Red line is actual government purchases, 2009-2012.
“This isn’t a picture of an economy hobbled by Big Government; it’s a picture of an economy hobbled by premature austerity,” writes Krugman.