The Democrats are talking about universal health care. Good for them. Inevitably, though, their Party is accused of being big spenders. The contrast is always with the “fiscally conservative” Republicans. We all know (although some conveniently forget) that the Democrat, Clinton, left the country with a budget surplus (some of it accrued on the backs of the poor, unfortunately) and the Republican, Bush, has driven us into a catastrophic debt that will be paid by our grandchildren. An anomaly? Hardly:
Source: Intelligent Guess
Not only are Republicans profligate spenders, cutting taxes for their friends while at the same time ramping up spending for their cronies in Halliburton, but they spend on socially non productive items, in essence putting us all in debt for nothing in return.
These turkeys can get stuffed.