How to halve the deficit by doing nothing

at 10:03 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Just let the Bush tax cuts expire in 2012, as they’re currently scheduled to do:

Even better, because expiration is the legislative status quo, you wouldn’t need to break a filibuster to do it. Quite the opposite, in fact: You’d need to break a filibuster in order to keep it from happening. More ideas here.

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