Come The Counter-Counter Revolution

October 1981
National Review;10/30/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 21, p1251
The article assesses the Reaganomics program under the administration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan as of October 1981. In September 1981, Congressional Budget Office Director Alice Rivlin revealed her projections of decreasing budget deficits during the term of President Reagan. Meanwhile, Drexel, Burnham, Lambert published its claim that there is evidence that the economy is moving toward a lower inflation rate. In response to these opposing views, the administration rewrote its definition of inflation and cancelled its plans to control the deficit.


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