Yglesias

McCain’s Cuts To The Poor

CREDIT:

Here’s a CAPAF analysis done months ago on the devastating impact that John McCain’s plans to cut taxes and then balance the budget entirely through spending cuts would have on poor Americans:

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His tax cuts, meanwhile, would go overwhelmingly to the rich. And, strikingly, they would leave the bulk of the working poor with no help whatsoever. This is because McCain’s proposed cutbacks to “pork” would still leave him needing to slash $250 billion from the budget.