Sunday, November 21, 2010
New York Times Readers Balance the Budget
The Times has a compendium of the ways 6,000 online readers balanced the budget, using their online budget toy. Sadly, the number one choice was the one thing we are probably least likely to get, a rapid withdrawal from Iraq and Afghanistan. And one of the least popular options, chosen by only 7%, was letting the Bush tax cuts expire for people with incomes under $250,000. Pain is ok for everyone else, Americans say, but keep my taxes low!