July 31, 2014

Obama Takes His Case to the Voters

February 17, 2012
The Boston Globe

Excerpt

But Obama isn’t asking more of families making less than $250,000. His big election-year fiction is that the long-term deficit can be fixed without higher taxes on them.

"He is drawing an unrealistic line in the sand," says Bob Bixby, president of Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan deficit budgetary watchdog. "When you look at the magnitude of the deficit, we really need more revenue, and it is unrealistic to think that it can come just from the rich."