Sunday, July 10, 2011

Taxes:  Questions for Cantor

I understand the argument that you don't want to raise taxes during a recession. People are hurting, and sucking demand out of the economy pushes in the wrong direction. But how does that argument not also apply to cutting unemployment insurance, food stamps, Medicaid or other programs that are putting much-needed money in the pockets of the jobless and the underemployed?

For more, see Questions for Cantor July 7, 2011 at Ezra Klein.

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