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February 09, 2005

Second Term Econ

Remember that time when the Bush administration silenced an actuary and lied $100 billion off the cost of Medicare reform so Congress would pass it? That was fun, even quaint. But this is a brave new second term world, baby! And $100 billion bucks ain't shit to these guys, so now they're saying they lowballed by $670 billion. Yowza! That's second term economics for ya! Bam!

But second term dynamics shouldn't be forgotten, either. Because right now the Bushies are doggedly trying to ram Social Security privatization through, and having little luck with it. As you followers of Josh Marshall know, the most effective, and common, Republican beg-off has been "y'know, yeah, good idea, but a bit later when the deficit looks smaller". Looks like a bit later just got a lot later, and the Conscience Caucus has found itself a rallying cry. What's that Rahm Emanuel? You want to close this one out? Do it, buddy:

"If you're looking for a crisis, I would suggest you look at a crisis that was self-made in just last year, because the crisis exists in what's happened to Medicare by weighing it down," Emanuel said. "Those of us who told you it was going to cost twice as much were right."

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That's the ownership society for you. THEY own it, not the dems. Now let's see how the Red-Ink Republicans explain this to the voting public.

Posted by: ItAintEazy | Feb 9, 2005 3:57:54 PM

Perhaps only $300B

Much as I agree with your postition on this , it may be that they only low balled it by: $320 B, e.g. "bottom-line cost to $720 billion."

Of course I could be wrong, but I would expect that they used the "Bottom-line" estimates to come up with their low/deceptive $400B.

Note also: Some of this change is not unexpected. As I understand it, the $400B was based on from 2004, with 2 years before the plan started up, and the $720B is based on two years later and thus includes 2 more years of the plan.


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