Heritage Foundation Economist Defends Sam Brownback, Attacks Paul Krugman, But Then...Oops

Yael Abouhalkah for The Kansas City Star

The tax-cutting efforts of the embattled Brownback were praised in a recent opinion column by Stephen Moore, chief economist at the Heritage Foundation, a well-known conservative think tank in Washington, D.C. However, research shows Moore used outdated and inaccurate job growth information at a key point in his article in early July. The wrong data undermined one of Moore’s arguments — that low-tax states have shown tremendous job gains and that employment often doesn’t grow as strongly in high-tax states.

 

Read the entire editorial at The Kansas City Star.

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