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While the Beltway class hyperventilates over the latest political gaffe and jockeys for position in the 2018 midterms, there’s one subject they studiously avoid: our nearly $20 trillion debt. I wrote about it for USA Today, but my chart above shows the facts better than any op-ed can.
Because most graphs look like this, I created my own user-friendly debt chart focused on three big numbers: deficit, revenue, and debt.