Here is how I “solved” the shortfall — 61% of the fix are spending cuts, 39% of it was more taxes:
Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget
Try it yourself!
click for ginormous graphic (PDF here)
Of course, the discussion as to why we should be fixing the deficit in a mediocre recovery is not broached . . .
Source: O.K., You Fix the Budget DAVID LEONHARD NYT, November 13, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/14/weekinreview/14leonhardt.html
Originally published at The Big Picture and reproduced here with the author’s permission.
One Response to “Deficit Problems? You Fix It!”
As I did once, you picked the wrong link on the NYTimes page to capture your own decisions; the graphic shows no choices. It may be too late to post your own version unless you redo it. I would be interested in your choices…