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Posted April 24, 2013, at 11:20 a.m.
Last modified April 24, 2013, at 1:07 p.m.

WASHINGTON — In the Washington conversation, we often talk about austerity as something that other people are doing. Tight fiscal policy is undermining growth in all those nations’ economies — Greece and Spain most dramatically, but also the rest of continental Europe and Britain — while we Americans have kept …

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