April 24, 2014

Candidates Are Ignoring the Deficit

February 6, 2012
The Columbus Dispatch

Excerpt

Robert Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, a Washington organization that pushes for balanced budgets, issued a statement saying the CBO report “should be required reading” for candidates. He warned of “unrealistic campaign promises that fail to take into account the harsh realities reflected in this report. And sooner rather than later, the heated rhetoric of the campaign will run into the cold reality of these numbers.”