The issue was the economy returning after 9/11.<quoted text>
The Bush tax cuts cost us trillions in revenue and led to the worst downturn since the Depression. Only an idiot would deny those FACTS. Failure defines the Bush administration.
"The failure of Republicans to deliver on their promise that tax cuts would be mostly self-financing is a large factor in the deterioration in our long-run fiscal outlook, and it is putting considerable pressure on programs such as Social Security. In fact, the Bush tax cuts can be thought of as a loan from the Social Security Trust Fund that was supposed to be paid back with the revenues from higher economic growth, a loan that is presently in default."
"The payoffs from tax cuts that were promised during the Bush years have not been realized, and the failed promises about growth and revenue have damaged the health, education, and retirement programs the working class depends upon in our increasingly globalized economy."
Read more: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2012/12...
You said this was not true-still waiting for proof.