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We talk differently here!

Former director of the Office of Management and Budget, Peter Orszag, told us what the word “immediately” means in Washington speak, in his September 14, 2010 interview with Charlie Rose:

PETER ORSZAG: …There‚Äôs also a trade off analytically — put the politics aside — analytically to the size of the recovery act because the amount of money you can get out the door quickly that will boost the economy immediately is quite limited, maybe $200, $300, $400 billion.”

CHARLIE ROSE: Immediately means?

PETER ORSZAG: You know, within a year.

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