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Hillary’s Stubborn Ignorance Smacks of W’s Willful Stupidity

art.clintongastax.ap.jpgWhat does Hillary do when confronted with reason?

In the face of criticism from a slate of economists who say her gas tax holiday plan would be ineffective or even harmful, Hillary Clinton said she wasn’t taking stock of their opinions and emphasized that this was a short-term fix that would primarily benefit long-distance drivers.
I’m not going to put my lot in with economists,” Clinton told George Stephanopolous on ABC’s ‘This Week’ after he asked her to name a single economist supporting her plan. “If we actually did it right, if we had a president who used all the tools of the presidency, we would design it in such a way that it would be implemented effectively.”

God forbid you listen to people who know what they’re talking about. Really, the last people you want to be taking advice from about the economy are economists, right? It’s almost like rejecting the advice of military experts when designing a plan to invade Iraq. I mean: What could possibly go wrong?

Stupid economists are all elitists, anyway.