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Derek Thompson: Republican Presidential Candidates Lie All the Time, About Everything: Fiscal Balance Edition

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Jake Tapper:

Leaker of Stimulus Memo Uncovered?: The New Republic senior editor Noam Scheiber has created some buzz with his new book The Escape Artists: How Obama’s Team Fumbled the Economic Recovery. One of the juiciest nuggets Scheiber uncovered deals with a December 2008 memo written by Christie Romer, the incoming chair of President-elect Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, in which she suggested to eliminate the economic gap caused by the recession it would take a “combination of spending, taxes, and transfers to state and localities… costing about $1.8 trillion over two years.”… On his website, Scheiber links to a copy of the previously unseen memo…. If you right-click on the document and look at the “Document Properties,” the author of this… PDF document, before Scheiber obtained it – was the aforementioned [Peter] Orszag…

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Of course, perhaps the true leaker merely wanted to leave a fake trail leading to Peter Orszag…