“I’d issue this challenge: anyone who thinks we oughta pay for tax cuts, oughta have to put up a list of programs that we oughta eliminate to pay for them.” Tom Coburn
As Benen notes, yes, Coburn really said that. Fiscal hawk Tom Coburn. Talk about “I know you are but what am I?” Actually, senator, that’s not how it works. If you want to cut taxes, you have to determine what to eliminate to pay for them.