“All wonder is the effect of novelty upon ignorance.—Dr. Johnson

“Tax Pledge Is a Target As Deficits, Debt Grow

Obama Advisers Will Not Rule Out Broad-Based Hike”

“During last year’s campaign, President Obama vowed to enact a bold agenda without raising taxes for the middle class, a pledge budget experts viewed with skepticism. Since then, a severe recession, massive deficits and a national debt that is swelling toward a 50-year high have only made his promise harder to keep.” *

The most interesting thing about this story is that it is a story–for those who believed that Obama could do what he promised without a tax increase must be either daft or easily beguiled.

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* By Lori Montgomery, Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, August 29, 2009
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/28/AR2009082803526.html

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