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FOX, Conservative Media Promote Bogus Chart On National Debt

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At mediamatters.org

Fox News and right-wing blogs have promoted a chart that purports to show the 'alarming' fact that national debt per person is higher in the United States than in several crisis-stricken European countries. This comparison is flawed because these countries' economies are fundamentally different -- a fact demonstrated by the substantially higher interest rates that the crisis countries using the euro must pay on their debt, compared to countries that can borrow in their own currency.

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Oh sure, we can print more money, devalue the curr... by Skeptic1 on Friday, Mar 2, 2012 at 1:35:38 AM
I wonder what investors and people with savings wi... by Skeptic1 on Friday, Mar 2, 2012 at 1:38:46 AM