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  •  "Shared sacrifice" has two meanings (2+ / 0-)
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    Gary Norton, MichaelNY

    The President's understanding of the expression is that sacrifice is shared between the poor and the well-off, the favored and the disfavored. The Republican's understanding of shared sacrifice is that the pain is shared between the poor and the other poor, between the safety net and entitlements (while industry, banks and the military lose little or nothing).

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