Tuesday, August 16, 2022

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Translating the President and the Republican Response

Economic jargon can be difficult to parse. Political speech—often by design—can be just as impenetrable. So, it stands to reason that when politicians are talking economics, it’s easy to get lost. As a guide to this year’s State of the Union and the Republican response, below are some translations of statements each might make.

That’s me, writing over at US News’s Economic Intelligence blog. The whole thing is here.