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Hillarynomics

As incoherent as you'd imagine.
Jan 18, 2016

Hillary Clinton says she comes from “the Clinton school of economics." It's her way of identifying with her husband, Bill Clinton, and suggesting that if elected president she would duplicate the economic success of his presidency.

Given what she's proposed in her campaign for the White House, the chances of this happening are practically nonexistent. Her policies are closer to those of socialist senator Bernie Sanders, her rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, than to Bill Clinton's.

She is against nearly everything her husband either signed into law or benefited from in the 1990s. He raised income tax rates in his first year in office, the top rate increasing from 31 percent to 39.6 percent.

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