Enormous deficits may alter American politics and power

Pat McMahon Contributor
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WASHINGTON — In a federal budget filled with mind-boggling statistics, two numbers stand out as particularly stunning, for the way they may change American politics and American power.

According to the 2011 budget, the projected deficit in the coming year is nearly 11 percent of the country’s entire economic output.

Full story: News Analysis – A Decade of Enormous Deficits May Alter American Politics and Power – NYTimes.com