In response to FortySixAnd2's comment:
In response to slomag's comment:
Sticking with debts & deficits, the Dems voted against the Bush tax cuts. In fact, the reason the tax cuts were set to expire was because they did not have enough votes to actually pass a legitimate tax cut, so they used a loop-hole that allowed temporary cuts that sunset after the maximum 10 years.
True....and then a Dem extended them....TWICE.
Regarding the wars, yes many Dems authorized the use of military force, but does this play out the same way with a Dem Commander in Chief? Forget the competence factor for a moment - just recognize that this is the first time in history we not only did not raise taxes at a time of war, but we actually lowered them. Ask yourself - does that play out the same way with Dems or independents in control?
Yes....many Dems DID authorize the use of military force. Thanks for making my point.
I'd be curious to hear Reuben's take on this - I don't consider myself extreme - I'm just following logical conclusions. I think assigning equal blame for Iraq and the Bush tax cuts to the Dems is extreme, and delusional.