McCain's Convenient Untruth

Higher tax rates mean a lower budget deficit. According to the Tax Policy Center, over the course of a decade Obama's plan would result in a national debt $1.2 trillion smaller than you would get under McCain's plan. Less government borrowing ultimately means lower interest rates and more private investment. This positive effect may well outweigh the blow to growth and jobs from weaker work incentives. Full Story »

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Terry Gamble
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by Terry Gamble - Oct. 1, 2008

Very well thought-out and articulate column on the implications of the tax policies of the candidates for president. During these weeks of hyperbole, rhetoric, and outright obfuscation, issues of real substance must be clearly stated and restated by a media that so often fails to go beyond talking points into real analysis.

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