David Waldman, the blogger formerly known as Kagro X, has compiled a series of Con quotes about Clinton's stimulus package. You know, the one that led to nearly a decade of prosperity. The Cons were just as Right then as they are now - and just as blindingly stupid.
Rep. Robert Michel (R-IL), Los Angeles Times, 5/28/93:[snip]
They will remember who let loose this deadly virus into our economic bloodstream.
Rep. Christopher Cox (R-CA), 5/27/93:[snip]
This is really the Dr. Kevorkian plan for our economy.
Rep. John Kasich (R-OH), GOP News Conference, Senate Gallery, 8/3/93:
Come next year... we're going to find out whether we have higher deficits, we're going to find out whether we have a slower economy, we're going to find out what's going to happen to interest rates, and it's our bet that this is a job killer.
Ah, yes. Total job killer:
And that deficit, oh dear:
Not to mention, y'know, the economy totally tanked:
And I'm sure they're just as Right this time.