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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1411
AUTHOR: John B. Anderson (1922–)
QUOTATION: The only way you can do that [decrease taxes, balance the budget, and increase military spending] is with mirrors, and that’s what it would take.
ATTRIBUTION: Representative JOHN B. ANDERSON, remarks at GOP Presidential Forum, Des Moines, Iowa, January 5, 1980, as reported by the Des Moines Sunday Register, January 6, 1980, p. 4A.
SUBJECTS: Politics