We celebrated President’s Day on Monday, a time for reflecting on the power of presidents to lead the way and shape the debate. We need that kind of leadership now as important decisions regarding the federal budget are about to be made.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, there’s one relationship we won’t be celebrating with dinner, flowers or chocolate. While our relationship with the national debt may be more intimate than we realize, it also is quite complicated.
Fix the Debt was busy this week educating different audiences about our fiscal challenges and what we can do about them.
Polls show that public concern about deficits remains high despite the recent improvement in the budget picture.
New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman recently argued that worrying about our long-term fiscal problems is wrongheaded. Fix the Debt Co-Founder Erskine Bowles answered his criticism in a letter to the editor published in the Times today.