Charting Campaign Promises
"Via Instapundit, this is the chart to keep in mind when it comes to deficits and campaign promises. It’s pretty self-explanatory, but pay close attention to the huge jump in deficit spending between FY2008 and FY2009 — and the very large gap between White House and even CBO estimates and reality (in gray) in FY2010-12."
Here's the chart. If it's not sufficiently self-explanatory, Morrissey includes a "few things to bear in mind."
Instapundit also posted "another, more precise one, from a reader who asks to remain anonymous." (below):
Kudos to Instapundit and Hot Air's Ed Morrissey for their continued great work in keeping us informed.
UPDATE (10/8/12): Power Line includes this chart, and adds this comment:
"There are two appalling aspects to our exploding national debt under President Obama: the first is the sheer magnitude of the burden with which we are saddling our children. The second is that we have virtually nothing to show for it; not even a perceptible amount of infrastructure improvement."