Mitt Romney's policy director, Vin Weber, makes an appearance today at the National Review to talk up the governor's bona fides as a fiscal conservative. It's a tax cut-ocopia!
More than any other candidate, Governor Romney has outlined an aggressive agenda to cut the size of government while transforming it to meet this century’s challenges. The centerpiece of Governor Romney’s proposals to limit the size and scope of government is his pledge to veto any budget — Republican or Democrat — that does not cap non-defense discretionary spending at the rate of inflation minus one percent. This will save taxpayers $300 billion over ten years.Campaign pledges generally are good for trips into shiny fantasy worlds; add to this the hallucinations brought on by Republican economic theory and the effect is dizzying indeed.