Joe Conason: What's In A Name? George W. Regrets Dubbing Those "Bush Tax Cuts'Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|When George W. Bush made his first public appearance in many months to discuss economic policy in New York on Tuesday, his utterances may have revealed more than he intended. 'I wish they weren't called the 'Bush tax cuts',' he said of the decade-old rate reductions that bear his name. It isn't clear that Bush actually understands the indelible effects of his tax and spending policies. Someone should explain to him what is so painfully obvious when the numbers are added up: Not only should the tax cuts be named after him. So should the deficit and the debt.|
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