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Wobbly on Free-Market Economics

By on 10.27.05 | 10:56AM

The Journal editorial page gives Bush a merited scolding for reversing on Davis-Bacon (sub. req'd):

The move can only increase the cost and slow the pace of reconstruction. And as an act of unprincipled political calculation it ranks right up there with the decision to impose tariffs on imported steel during Mr. Bush's first term.

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