Contra Boehner, Business Economists Favor Some Tax Hikes – Jim Tankersley – NationalJournal.com

Contra Boehner, Business Economists Favor Some Tax Hikes – Jim Tankersley – NationalJournal.com.

Want a textbook example of Washington spin at its fiercest? Check out this press release from House Speaker John Boehner’s office this week, proclaiming: “Majority of economists say spending cuts needed to reduce deficit, not tax hikes.”

Punchy headline. Convenient harmony with Republicans’ anti-tax message. Also, not true.

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