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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Mark Monday
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by Mark Monday - Oct. 1, 2008

The tax issue -- and the economy -- are key to the elections. Reporters, from personal experience, have too little understanding of economics to ask the right questions, or explain the answers they do get. This has been done well here and congratulations are in order.

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