TITLE

Going for Gold

AUTHOR(S)
Chait, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;05/21/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 21, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the tax plan issued by United States President George W. Bush and the criticism it has received. Production of a series of distortions, misrepresentations and outright, by tax cut's advocates, intended to convince Americans that the tax cut primarily benefits the poor and the middle class; Belief of the U.S. administration that cutting taxes will boost economic growth in the long run; Contention by liberals that the figures submitted by Bush regarding federal funds do not add up to those necessary to support the proposed tax cut; Belief that the tax plan does not benefit the poor.
ACCESSION #
4437223

 

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