PostPartisan: Deficit


Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Nobody Cares About the Deficit

People care about the economy. Fix that, and they’ll be happier about “the deficit.“

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:53 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deficit

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 05/08/2013

House Republicans and extortion for the sake of extortion

Republicans approach the debt limit again.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:13 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debt limit, Deficit

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Phony cuts are still the most logical budget compromise

Phony spending cuts are the easiest way for everyone -- except for the very small number of real budget hawks -- to take care of their real priorities.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Deficit, sequester

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Don't focus on the deficit, Mr. President

Jobs must be his central topic in the State of the Union.

By James Downie  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Deficit, economy, federal reserve, janet yellen, State of the Union