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View Diary: Republicans ask CBO to rig tax cut numbers (23 comments)

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  •  as usual, the logic is muddy (4+ / 0-)
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    J M F, blueoregon, ferg, Val

    Their stated reasons for the original Bush tax cuts were that they were necessary in order to reduce the surplus that had grown up under the Clinton presidency.

    And they surely did.  Mission, as they say, accomplished.

    Now we're supposed to believe that this mechanism works in exact reverse: new tax cuts will reduce the deficit!

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