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When David Stockman Speaks... Umm... Err... And?

Recently I've been looking at all the rage about David Stockman's op-ed in the New York Times a few days ago. I wouldn't have known about it except that a whole bunch of people have chimed in and had their words spilled into the World Megaphone. Thought I should take a peek at it just to see what galaxy-renting words the former Reagan finance guru and present dutiful curmudgeon said. Not going to link it here -- you can find it easily and I'm just too lazy to put it here. Sorry. Okay, let's take a peek shall we. Okay. Uh-huh. Yeah. I see. Hmm. Annnd... that's it ? That's what everyone is roiling and railing about? 'Nkay. I could say what he said with a bit fewer words ::ahem:: Here's the baaad financial situation we're in [throw in some colorful language to describe it], here're some reeeally nasty numbers that prove it [throw in some shocking numbers], and lookit: this person and that person and this philosophy and that philosop