Every time Washington goes through a new bout of deficit hysteria, it's important to remember that most of the politicians warning about the dangers of the annual deficits or the national debt don't really care about them.
We'd be even more fucked. Nothing is more important to Republican politicians these days than jobs and the deficit—at least according to Republican politicians. As House Minority Leader John Boehner put it in a "major economic addre... Read Post
First, let's be clear. Republicans don't give a rat's behind about deficits or the national debt. Their hero Ronald Reagan tripled it, George W. Bush doubled it -- and Dick Cheney famously said that deficits don't matter. That Paul ... Read Post