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Voters Clueless About the Economy

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Voters Clueless About the Economy

Election 2008

Voters Clueless About the Economy

Voters Clueless About the Economy

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The looming recession tops the list of voter concerns this year. But economist Bryan Caplan, author of The Myth of the Rational Voter, says most voters know precious little about the economy.

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