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'Economic Witchcraft'

January 19, 1986

Your editorial notes that the term voodoo economics was applied in 1980 to Candidate Reagan's promise to balance the budget, cut taxes and raise defense spending--all at the same time.

Maybe we ought to constantly remind voters of the common warning against confidence schemes: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably isn't.

WENDELL W. NORRIS

Del Mar

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