15 April 2011 - eliminate wasteful spending

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Unnoticed Dialects

Political bargaining must be easier in India, where people recognize that they speak different languages. Americans tend to overlook that to a Democrat “eliminate wasteful spending” means “defer maintenance until the bridges fall down,” while to a Republican it means “cut taxes”.

clue:

Remember Reaganomics?

give me a clue so sweet and true

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