Announcing his presidential candidacy today, John Kasich said that the way to create jobs is to "balance the books," and he had kind words for the idea of a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution.
It's as if these Republicans are living in a mixture of the austerian 2000's and 1920. As if the Great Depression never happened and Keynes never existed.
ETA: Remember Nixon's "we're all Keynesians now"? When it comes to domestic policy, Nixon would be derided by today's Republicans as a RINO. (Clarification: I'm talking about Nixon's domestic policies when he was President. His earlier career is a different matter entirely.)