"It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked lookingglass of a servant." -- James Joyce
Yes it is funny, but I'm betting DeLong wouldn't like it if the Heritage Foundation did a chart showing the absolute federal budget deficit under Obama compared to Thomas Jefferson.
He might not.
Funny yes... but ARRRGGGH it's from the Urban Institute. They know better than that!!!!It's obviously meant to be a punch-line, but they are not in the business of punch-lines, so that's disappointing to see.The Tax Policy Center is a joint Urban-Brookings project. I'm just going to pretend that graph came from the Brookings side of the house.