“President Bush unveiled his new economic stimulus plan this week. It was reported that if the plan passes the president himself would save $44,000 in taxes, Dick Cheney would save $327,000, and you could afford to take the whole family down to Burger King to pick up job applications.” – Tina Fey
Ezra Klein, at WaPo, has a good breakdown of the various approaches to the stimulus and deficit debate.
He describes the four positions as:
Short-term stimulus/long-term deficits
Short-term stimulus/long-term deficit reduction
Short-term relief/long-term deficit reduction
Short-term austerity/long-term deficit reduction
Check it out.