"Fiddling While Rome Burns" Article Published in E21
May 29, 2018
Summary: We are living in a time of economic expansion, low unemployment rates and an economy operating at its potential. In such a situation, our first president, George Washington, advocated repaying debt and running government surpluses. Today, both political parties advocate for fiscal responsibility. In light of the release of the April, 2018 CBO report, authors Dennis W. Jansen and Andrew J. Rettenmaier discuss this administration’s actions and the hard choices that may lie ahead.
This article was originally published by E21. The full article can be read here.