Inflation’s cause? It’s the spending, stupid.

Originally published in The Patriot-News

Voters, nationally and within Pennsylvania, consistently rank inflation as their top concern. It’s no surprise.

Consumer prices have jumped 8.3 percent in the last year, a 40-year high. Despite this, Washington politicians continue to pursue policies that drive inflation.

The last time inflation was this high, “Don’t Stop Believin’” was in the Billboard Top 10. It was the best of times for Rock and Roll, but the worst of times for family budgets. For most families, this is something they’ve never been through.

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