“….conservatives condemn them as intrusions into the free market, liberals denounce them…, and both sides see them as a form of corporate welfare.”

Can you guess what it is? Here’s another clue:

Powerful interests and political traditions continue to constrain efforts to cut XXX. While all the free-market Republicans back reducing XXX in general, some continue to support targeted XXX… Newt Gingrich, the former Republican House speaker and likely presidential candidate, has been assertively arguing in favor of maintaining XXX in the face of intense criticism from backers of market reforms like the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal.

The article quotes Tyler, who says “….it is a great one-time gain, and it means lower prices for consumers and is a good idea all around.” Figure it out yet? The answer is here, and it is a very good thing if we can get reform in XXX.