Originally Posted by BigRedChief
Typically Republican tactic. We are not doing "X". You are doing "X".
The history books are clear. Bush inherited a surplus of tax $'s and the dot come crash occurred in March 2000 with the collapse of the stocks on NASDAQ. Come on man, this is just plain facts.
Why would Pat, who is a republican, want to take credit away from Newt Gingrich and the republican congress for that surplus?
Because their wasn't a surplus. It was a CBO estimate. There never was a vault full of cash.