Argument: Expire Bush tax cuts AND cut spending (not either/or)

Issue Report: Expiring Bush tax cuts for the wealthy in 2010


“Our view on balancing the budget: To help control the deficit, let the Bush tax cuts expire.” USA Today Editorial. July 21, 2010: “The best approach, though the least likely, would be to put aside the political maneuvering and do what is in the nation’s long-term interest. That would be to let the tax cuts expire — first for the wealthy and more gradually for everyone else — then couple that move with large-scale spending cuts in a two-pronged attack on the deficit.”