How bad was Obama 2012 budget 1.0?

April 18, 2011

It was this bad. (Note that this Goldman Sachs chart also shows that Obama’s budget would have resulted in the pulling of the automatic tax hike/debt cut trigger suggested in his new budget speech/plan). The WH plan is OMB FY 2012 Budget:



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That graph is incorrect. Under the CBO baseline, debt held by the public will reach 67% of GDP by 2021. Under Ryan’s plan it reaches 70% of GDP by 2021. Check the CBO’s assessment of Ryan’s plan.

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