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  •  I agree that the anecdotes suggest (0+ / 0-)

    that CPI is already understating inflation, but would like to see better data. I certainly agree that those stories are troubling.

    The key point for me is that ostensibly, chained CPI should be looking at the choices of people with the same economic purchasing power over time. So the whole "catfood" criticism isn't realistic to me (unless catfood becomes an ironic-chic fashionable dietary choice or something).

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