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Oh snap! UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls June election

JohnMurray

Clearing the deficit is possible....but not along with tax cuts.

Clearing the debt is also possible, but not while still paying state pension benefit, or while funding a "free at point of treatment" health service.

And in any case, the U.K. has been in debt for a few hundred years, many times by a few hundred percent of GDP. Yet now a debt of 80% (+-) of GDP is a catastrophe?

Clearing the debt/deficit is a useful goal to persuade idiots to have less, pay more and (for all I know) die earlier.

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