NCR writers disagree on tax package

by Dennis Coday

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We seem to have a significant disagreement between two NCR writers on the Obama engineered tax cut package.

This morning, NCR editor Tom Fox sided with Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who called the plan "morally corrupt."

Yesterday Michael Sean Winters wrote on his Distinctly Catholic blog "no one on Capitol Hill or in the White House will call this compromise a Stimulus Bill because that became a bad word. But, if this is not a triumph of Keynesianism, what is it?"

May be the Capitol Hill and White House gangs are avoiding the word "stimulus" for electoral reasons, but many others are calling this a stimulus package, and these guys are notable Keynesians:

New York Times: For Obama, Tax Deal Is a Back-Door Stimulus Plan

Wall Street Journal: Package Would Give Obama Stealthy Stimulus

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