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Obama Flashback: Last Thing You Want in Recession is to Raise Taxes

Serpentdove Wrote: Jul 11, 2012 1:00 AM
The last thing I want in a recession, in a boom economy, in a depression, in a housing bubble, in the winter, in the summer, in the rain, in the sunlight, is Obama in the white house.

Yesterday President Obama announced he would like to extend the Bush-Obama tax cut for one more year, but only to those making less than $250,000. The problem? His announcement contradicts yet another argument he made back in 2009. From Kerry Picket:

"Well first of all he's right. Normally, you don't raise taxes in a recession, which is why we haven't and why we have, instead, cut taxes" Obama told NBC's Chuck Todd when Todd presented a question from a viewer named Scott who asked, "Explain how raising taxes on anyone during a deep recession is going...