One way to see the drive for austerity is as an application of a sort of reverse Hippocratic oath: “First, do nothing to mitigate harm”. For the people must suffer if neoliberal reforms are to prosper.
Saturday, October 23, 2010
Planning is for wimps, stimulus edition
Shorter Con MP Brian Jean on his party's continued inflexibility with stimulus end dates:
Why would anybody want to work out any accommodations in advance when we can instead point fingers after it's too late for anybody to take back their spending?