Video: How George Allen Blew the Clinton Budget Surplus to H***

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    As DPVA Executive Director Dave Mills says, “George Allen talks a lot about fiscal responsibility, but his record tells another story…six years [in the Senate] turning a record surplus into a record deficit by voting for tax cuts for the wealthy, the war in Iraq and a new entitlement program without paying for them.” That about sums it up for George Allen on the budget deficit. Except to remind everyone that, when Bill Clinton left office in 2001, the United States had a large budget SURPLUS, as well as projected budget surpluses as far as the eye could see. George Allen, Tom DeLay, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush et al managed to turn that around real fast, while also setting up many of the conditions that led to our current economic mess. Other than that, heckuva job!!! (not)