What Stockman Said

The remarks that forced Office of Management and Budget Director David Stockman to offer his resignation to President Reagan appeared in a 24-page article in the December issue of the Atlantic Monthly. Among Stockman 's striking comments:

On Reaganomics: "The reason we did it wrong—not wrong, but less than the optimum—was that we said, Hey, we have to get a program out fast. .. We were working in a 20-or 25-day time frame, and we didn't think it all the way through. We didn't add up all the numbers." In another part of the article: "The pieces were moving on independent...

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