90 Days, 90 Reasons Staff
REASON 100: Democratic presidents have lowered the national debt more than Republican presidents.Mitt Romney claims that his party is more fiscally responsible and capable of lowering the national debt. This assertion runs counter to the historical record. The fact is, Republican presidents have increased the debt more than Democratic presidents over the past half-century. Ronald Reagan, the paragon of Republican fiscal conservatism, tripled the national debt and raised the debt ceiling 18 times.
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