Care About the Deficit? Don’t Vote Republican!

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    Ezra KleinThe Center for American Progress crunched the numbers, being “extremely generous” to the “GOP’s vague spending cuts,” and demolished – in one simple chart – the myth that Republicans would do more to reduce the deficit than Democrats. In short, the GOP “pledge” to “stop out-of-control spending and reduce the size of the government” is complete nonsense, just as it was during the Reagan and Bush years when they grew the government and exploded the budget deficit. Given that pathetic track record, why would anyone believe them now?