Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Newsflash: Bush Tax Cuts Did Nothing to Help the Economy

Paul Krugman has a couple of posts up on the effects of the Bush tax cuts. The first, and more important one, shows how the cuts did next to nothing to benefit the economy. The second is on the permanency of the tax cuts being a bad thing. Go have a read.

4 comments:

John Bambenek said...

Paul Krugman saying Bush was wrong? Surely you jest.

Can you at least cite a reuputable economist next time?

The Squire said...

Like who, Duncan Black? He's busy covering Big Shitpile.

Narc said...

"Reputable" == "Someone I agree with"

The Squire said...

For those who may not have caught the snark in my original response, Duncan Black is better known to the world as Atrios