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YOUNG: Choosing the way out
Americans offered two very different paths
Question of the Day
America has not had a unanimous presidential choice since George Washington. Not only will 2012 not produce another one, it may find America further from unity over a presidential choice than at any time in our collective memory.
This election will not resolve America’s divergence in vision, which these two campaigns have reflected so clearly. The most we can hope for is that the election’s winner can resolve our economic problems. Right now, it appears we as a nation can agree on only one thing: America cannot afford four more years of economic failure.
J.T. Young served in the Treasury Department, the Office of Management and Budget and as a congressional staff member.
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