Brian, about that tax break for corporate jets? It was originally passed to help the airplane industry recover post 9/11, and was reauthorized in 2009. I forget who was running the White House and Congress then.
And about the president’s claim that “every single observer . . . who’s not a politician says we can’t reduce our deficit in the scale or scope that we need to without having a balanced approach that looks at everything”?
Here’s Ben Bernanke: