February 23, 2011

The Budget Battle

Veronique de Rugy

George Gibbs Chair in Political Economy

Veronique de Rugy explains that the proposed budget in no way reflects living within our means. “If what the president is proposing is the new definition of fiscal responsibility, I want my credit card to change its definition,” she said. “The debt is going to double, if everything goes according to plan, going from $9 trillion to $18 trillion.”