Monday, February 14, 2011

Budget Bingo

President Obama unveiled his 2012 budget plan today. The Republicans are all atwitter. The national political press is hyperventilating. America (understandably) yawns. Helpfully, TPM's Josh Marshall cuts through the bull: "Here's the key thing to keep in mind in this current round of budget politicking. ... Ask anybody who actually looks at the long-term fiscal outlook. The problem isn't Social Security. It's in federal spending on health care."

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