Author: Gregory N. Heires

As the 1 Percent Leaves the 99 Percent in the Dust, Bush’s Chief Economist is Smiling

     Perhaps you shouldn’t be surprised that the chief economist during George W. Bush’s presidency seems happy that economic inequality in our country is at its most extreme since the Great Depression.

     After all, the Bush administration delivered huge tax breaks to the wealthy, the very people described by the former president as his political base.