“So not only did the tax cut fail to prevent a recession, as its supporters said it would,” Mr. Daschle said, “it probably made the recession worse.”
A.) He can NOT POSSIBLY think this is true.
B.) He can NOT POSSIBLY believe this is true.
C.) He can NOT POSSIBLY think WE believe this.
D.) If he is right, I want a refund from my undergraduate economics professors.
From the same speech, this gem (referencing the tax cuts as helping to lessen the recession):
“What we got instead,” he said, “was the most dramatic fiscal deterioration in our nation’s history.”
I wonder if Mr. Daschle remembers this.