Robert Samuelson: How much did the ‘stimulus’ help?
Robert J. Samuelson, The Washington Post
Posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013 12:00 am
The budget package crafted by Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and Republican Rep. Paul Ryan —- heads of the Senate and House Budget Committees — recalls political scientist Charles E. Lindblom’s famous 1959 essay, “The Science of ‘Muddling Through.’ ”
Wrote Lindblom: “Democracies change their policies almost entirely through incremental adjustments. Policy does not move in leaps and bounds.”
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