I wrote “robust” because the ’20s expansion was relatively strong and long-lived. So far in economic history, all booms have proven ephemeral. Thanks to Keynes & others, we have gotten better at managing and prolonging booms and mitigating and shortening busts, though Democrats & Republicans still often differ on how best to do that.

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