Uncommon Sense

politics and society are, unfortunately, much the same thing

How do you perpetuate a lie about deficit spending?

Easy, if the problem can be blamed on Republicans (legitimately or not) just keep telling the lie.

AP’s Pace Perpetuates Pathetic Claim That National Debt’s Rise Is Due to Wars and Bush Tax Cuts
December 30, 2011 by Tom Blumer

Another meme which won’t die and fails to pass the truth test was in an AP item by Julie Pace about President Obama’s decision to defer raising the debt ceiling by $1.2 billion today.

The AP’s and establishment press’s party line about why the national debt has increased by over $9 trillion during the past decade is flat-out wrong. They won’t change their tune, and yours truly won’t stop refuting it every time it’s seen.

read the article, with links to data

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