Quote of the Day, 02.09.09

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Dean Baker in TPM, via Ben Smith:

Trying to save money on stimulus, is like finding a short cut for your jogging route. We can do it, but it undermines the whole point of the effort.

In the words of Barack Obama, “What do you think a stimulus is? It’s spending — that’s the whole point! Seriously.”

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