Arnold Schwarzenegger, in particular, deserves some jeers. He became governor in the first place because voters were outraged over his predecessor’s budget problems, but he did nothing to secure the state’s fiscal future — and he now faces a projected budget deficit bigger than the one that did in Gray Davis.
Monday, December 29, 2008
The Deficit Non-Terminator
Opposing spending cuts at any level of government in the teeth of the recession, Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Krugman awards the booby prize to budget-cutting governors, especially California's: