"At some point one wonders whether there is a conservative left in the country who can at least offer a moral take on where we have descended, and promise that the federal government won't offer any more spending it can't pay for in cash, and that the public in their own private lives should start doing likewise. But in the present surreal landscape, we seem to want to borrow ever more to raise deficits even higher, without understanding that even balanced budgets won't pay off the huge and growing debts we owe.
The current medicine is starting to seem a lot like the disease."
- Victor Davis Hanson
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