Dan Gainor: One of the liberal media’s tactics for criticizing tax cuts is to complain about increased deficits

December 6, 2017

Dan Gainor, VP of Business and Culture for Media Research Center. One of the liberal media’s tactics for criticizing tax cuts is to complain about increased deficits. CNN lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer used this strategy on Nov. 27, while interviewing Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma about the GOP tax plan. During the CNN interview, Blitzer cited the Congressional Budget Office which claims that the plan would add $1.4 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years (Blitzer incorrectly used the term “debt” rather than deficit). He defended the $1.4 trillion figure, implying it would be reliable because both the CBO and the Joint Committee on Taxation (which produced a similar prediction in early November) had a “pretty good track record.”

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