2016 Elections

Clinton Can Afford Some Trump-Like Fiscal Craziness

She should propose revving up the economy with deficit spending.

Me, too, just a little.

Photographer: Norm Hall/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton often boasts, as she did in Wednesday night's debate, that her policies wouldn't add a penny to the national debt. She says that's because she offsets every new spending proposal and tax break with a budget cut or tax increase.

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