Graph to see before you watch the conventions

All elected Republicans want to make the Bush tax cuts permanent. Democrats, by & large, want to end them for income over $250,000.
In this article, see the graph prepared by Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

The top layer, the orange one, shows the effect of the Bush tax cuts on debt. Those cuts added more to the debt than any other single policy decision.

See article to read about other layers.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/08/28/republican-national-convention-the-one-graph-you-need-to-see-before-watching/

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