john wrote:However, on the major economic issues their views are quite divergent, as pointed out in today's NYTimes opinion piece by Paul Krugman.
Ja! Krugman is a fool. You do yourself no service by referring to him as an authority.
There might APPEAR to be differences between Republican and Democrat views on economic issues, but there is really very little difference.
Their agendas vary only slightly.
Both have the view that private property does not exist; they can appropriate as much as they want to pursue their agendas and are supposedly morally justified in doing so.
They both do not have a problem bankrupting the country with deficits.
They both enjoy pursuing ongoing wars.
I could go on.
Chile: My expectations are low. Very low.
Blessed are they who have nothing to say and can not be persuaded to say it.