October 23, 2014

Fiscal Cliff: Years of Self-Made Messes

December 14, 2012
CNN

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After last year's debt ceiling deal passed, Bob Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan deficit watchdog group put it this way: "No one should pretend that they have solved anything other than an artificial political crisis."

It remains to be seen whether the same biting criticism will apply to whatever fiscal cliff deal Congress and the White House agree to.