There's a true schizophrenia where if you say to voters, you know, do you think the federal
government spends too much money and they should spend less, they say yeah, absolutely.
Then you name specific things, like Pell grants for students and they say, no, not that.
How 'bout NIH, medical research funding? Nah, you really shouldn't cut that. And pretty
soon you've proved that what the American public is against is arithmetic.
-Bill Gates, March 10, 2011
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