Economic Stimulus

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on January 25, 2008

Question(s)

1. What point is the cartoonist making?
2. Do you agree with his assertion? Explain your answer.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Reprinted here with permission of CopleyNews.com.
























Answer(s)

1. Irresponsible citizens borrowed more than they could afford for a home and this has weakened the economy. Now the government is attempting to strengthen the economy by giving rebate checks and counting on Americans to spend that money not save it.?
2. Opinion question. Answers vary.