David Cay Johnston

Republicans paint themselves into a tax-cut corner

By David Cay Johnston
December 6, 2011

By David Cay Johnston

The opinions expressed are his own.


Slyly encouraged by President Barack Obama, Republicans have painted themselves into a tax corner.

Fact-free fiscal farce

By David Cay Johnston
August 2, 2011

By David Cay Johnston

The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

The Washington debate over whether to voluntarily default on the U.S. government’s obligations revealed a serious political ailment in Congress: mass economic amnesia.