Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Using % of GDP ( which includes govt spending) is trickery. It makes it look like less.
Very typical of govt numbers. Kinda like a "cut" meaning slows the growth of spending. Lol!
Yes that gosh darn math stuff is devil tricks....
You do realize that we HAVE to look at historical deficits with some sort of adjustment (% of GDP, adjusted for inflation etc...) and not just total dollars...right?
Otherwise it is meaningless...