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'Mental Recession' Is 'Straight Talk'?

Next thing you know, they’re going to say unicorns are real, too. On an episode of Fox News’ “Special Report” late this week, Weekly Standard Editor Fred Barnes chimed in about McCain adviser Phil Gramm’s assessment that America was on the verge of a “mental recession,” calling Gramm’s statement “straight talk.”

“They claim about how bad the economy is — and it’s weak, no question about that,” Barnes continued, without pausing to explain exactly who they are. “They’re whining all the way through it.”

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