Monday, May 18, 2009

The National Debt Road Trip

(HT Jonathan Adler)

1 comment:

thinking said...

It's interesting how conservatives are already blaming Obama for deficits he hasn't even created yet.

Let's remember it was the Republicans under Bush who turned surpluses into deficits, and worse, squandered the money spent on a needless war in Iraq and tax cuts that shifted wealth to the already wealthy.

So now conservatives come up with all sorts of reasons why Obama's spending won't work, but didn't really mind so much when it was spent on the Iraq war.

The conservatives who try to claim the mantle of fiscal conservatism today have zero credibility because of their reluctance to stand up so vociferously under Bush, and because they suggest no alternatives or no real spending cuts that they want to defend.

And these same conservatives actually admire Reagan, when the one they should admire is Bill Clinton...but he's the wrong party, so he doesn't count.