Budget math: $35 billion in cuts minus $70 billion in tax breaks equals deficit reduction?

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Fuzzy math

Of course, if your deficit is greater than $105 billion, then you can tell people that you have a $105 billion deficit this year and that it's better than it was last year. Of course, you don't tell people that you're increasing the deficit by $105 billion. What good would that do?

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Posted by Josh (not verified) on 4 November 2005 - 11:53am