Saturday, April 11, 2009

Why No Tea Parties During Bush Years?

This is fascinating, and a damned good question. President Barack Obama has repeatedly claimed that his budget would cut the deficit by half by the end of his term. But as Heritage analyst Brian Riedl has pointed out, given that Obama has already helped quadruple the deficit with his stimulus package, pledging to halve it by 2013 is hardly ambitious. The Washington Post has a great graphic which helps put President Obama’s budget deficits in context of President Bush’s. FULL ARTICLE... Also See: Deficit Projected To Swell Beyond Earlier Estimates - Washington Post Chicago News Bench RSS Feed CommieBama Hats and More