Cartoon: Charlie Brown, Lucy, a football and fooling the public into accepting tax increases

Victor Joecks

I’ve been thinking a bit more about David McGrath Schwartz’s article on the number of times liberal legislators and government bureaucrats have lied to Nevada’s citizens about the impact of budget cuts (or a spending increase that’s not as large as they wanted). Schwartz notes that Nevada’s citizens have heard four rounds of overblown and inaccurate “dire predictions.”

Hmmm, where have we seen this before?

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