VIDEO- George W. Bush: “I wish they weren’t called the ‘Bush tax cuts'."


Via Forbes, GW Bush speaking at the New York Historical Society for the George W. Bush Presidential Center’s conference on “Tax Policies For 4% Growth”:

I wish they weren’t called the ‘Bush tax cuts’,” he said, surmising that they would be less likely to be raised if someone else’s name was attached.

No, George W., even if your name hadn't been attached, tax cuts for the wealthy were still a terrible idea. You just also happened to be a terrible president with terrible policies and a terrible legacy:

If congress does nothing, lets Bush tax cuts expire