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'No tax cut would've helped deal with attacks'

(MEDIAITE) — Reacting to Monday afternoon’s bombings at the Boston marathon, former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank (D) took the time to explain to CNN a point he finds very important: We should be gracious for a “well-funded, functioning government” in the wake of these attacks, especially because “no tax cut would have helped deal with this.”

When asked to discuss the recovery efforts ahead, Frank told CNN host John Berman that he’d like to make a point about which he has “felt strongly.”

“In this terrible situation, let’s be very grateful that we had a well-funded, functioning government,” the former congressman said. “It is very fashionable in America to criticize government, to belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think is their excessive health care.