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The deficits: who to burn?

The honeymoon being over, and November 2010 looking not so distant on the horizon, it’s becoming salient how things break down as far as what can be attributed to who. The Obama administration is at the helm, and it’s critical that he be held accountable for what he can reasonably be accountable for. But accountability only works if it’s fair. Turned up through Think Progress this month-old graphic from the NYT that puts the comparative party claims to fiscal responsibility into some perspective. It tracks the costs of policies enacted since Clinton surpluses for 2009-2012:

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