All True statements involving George Will

Says 18 states and the District of Columbia have voted Democratic in six consecutive presidential elections.  

"We lost more jobs in this great recession than the last four recessions combined."

Federal spending is "all discretionary, other than interest on the national debt. Social Security is discretionary. We have the discretion to change the law. Same is true with Medicare and Medicaid."

If Wisconsin's governor cuts perquisites as much as he plans to do, "it would still leave (workers) better off than their private sector" counterparts.

During the recession, "the consumer in his native perversity has begun to save. The savings rate is now 6.2 percent."

Greece "has a GDP the size of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex."

Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined.

"Congress shoveled $700 billion into the Troubled Assets Relief Program, $325 billion of which has been spent without purchasing any toxic assets."

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