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The McCain-Clinton Gas Tax Holiday

In my inbox right now, from a highly-respected public finance economist:

In the long and sad annals of truly bad ideas, it is unusual for one to receive bipartisan support at such high levels right in the middle of a campaign as this one has...

Why oh why can't we have less dishonest presidential candidates?