A bit of light on this, the deficit, in the first full fiscal year of the Obama administration, is down 8% in the first 6 months from a year ago.
Second, what strawman? That you implicit in your question is that national debt that is never paid off is bad? One need not answer loaded questions like your to point out that they are loaded. When you start with a supposition, that borrowing goes on forever, that the GDP over an extended period of time will not rise, it is a loaded question. Countries carry debt service, Corporations carry debt. These debt rise and fall, but tend to never be paid in full.
Here is the question of the day, does anyone think that wealthy people should pay a lower percentage of their income to taxes than middle class people? Don't argue tax brackets, just a simple question. Do you think someone earning 46 million dollars should pay a lower percentage of their income than say someone earning sixty thousand?