Which, it isn’t. It is simply maintaining the current tax structure to allow people to keep more of their own money.
That doesn’t stop the editors from spinning like a top:
A top advisor to President Obama said Sunday a $858-billion package of tax cuts and jobless benefits will pass Congress without major changes, despite a revolt by some House Democrats.
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[Republican Rep. Paul] Ryan, asked about the effect of $858 billion in new deficit spending, said the GOP supported lowering tax rates and curbing spending. “We’re going to come out of the gates going after spending: spending cuts, spending controls and reforms of the structure of spending,” he said.
Did anyone ask him about the effect of $57 billion of unfunded spending in unemployment benefits, together with maintaining the current tax structure? Because that’s what’s actually going on.
Not that you’d know that reading this article.