August 29, 2009

IT'S LIKE THEY LOOKED OUT ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE OF RECENT PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY...:

Tax Pledge Is a Target As Deficits, Debt Grow (Lori Montgomery, 8/29/09, Washington Post)

During last year's campaign, President Obama vowed to enact a bold agenda without raising taxes for the middle class, a pledge budget experts viewed with skepticism. Since then, a severe recession, massive deficits and a national debt that is swelling toward a 50-year high have only made his promise harder to keep.

The Obama administration has insisted that the pledge will stand. But the president's top economic advisers have refused to rule out broad-based tax increases to close the yawning gap between federal revenue and government spending and are warning of tough choices ahead.


...and decided to try and replicate every single one of the worst mistakes. Somewhere there must be a gang of plumbers trying to break into GOP hq...

Posted by Orrin Judd at August 29, 2009 6:28 AM
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