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Stephen Colbert: Letting Bush Tax Cuts Expire Would Deplete “Supply of Mankiw”

October 14th, 2010 . by economistmom
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Hard to add to Stephen’s presentation of the issue of the Bush tax cuts. He describes the class warfare and supply-side arguments, even bringing in Greg Mankiw’s explanation of how higher tax rates on the rich decrease those rich people’s (including Greg’s own) incentives to work.

And here’s a link to the segment (immediately following the one above) where Austan Goolsbee sits down with Stephen.

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