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  • Eric Hovde Needs a History Lesson in “Grand Compromises”

    08/08/2012 10:42:44 AM PDT · by 92nina · 1 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-08-07 | Paul Blair
    When Eric Hovde claims that he “pledges” to support reducing tax rates, he is really hoping that voters ignore prior statements where he has promised otherwise. Hovde has told Wisconsin voters that he would accept a tax hike deal with Democrats as part of a grand compromise. According to Politifact, Hovde “has told voters that he would accept a budget-balancing deal that gets $10 in spending cuts for every $1 in new revenue.” Hovde’s admission leaves voters wondering if he understands the basic premise of a budget “compromise.” Perhaps Eric Hovde is not aware that budget compromises between Republicans and...