Five Myths About Cutting the Deficit

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Five Myths About Cutting the Deficit

November 28, 2010

Abstract

Budgets may be boring, but the stakes before us are exceedingly high. As we go about reducing the deficit, who will pay which taxes? How will we defend our country? And how will we treat our elderly? Unfortunately, questionable thinking and outright distortions by critics from across the political spectrum are getting in the way of these and other difficult decisions.

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