Paul Krugman: The Tax-Cut RacketQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|McConnell, who was self-righteously denouncing the budget deficit just the other day, now wants to blow that deficit up with big tax cuts for the rich. But he doesn't have the votes. So he's trying to get what he wants by pointing a gun at the heads of middle-class families. Politics ain't beanbag, but there's a difference between playing hardball and engaging in outright extortion.|
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