Chart via a report from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities based on data from the Congressional Budget Office.
— City of Tucson (@cityoftucsonaz) February 14, 2012
I began reporting on this trend back around 1990, when the PBS NewsHour was still The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour, and the red line had yet to achieve liftoff. It’s astonishing to see what’s happened since. Looking ahead another 20 years while suspending any judgment, I wonder: Does the trend really know no bounds?
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