“After two weeks of sometimes-tumultuous meetings at home with constituents over the Republican proposal to privatize Medicare, lawmakers return to the fiscal wars this week, bracing for a lengthy battle over the nation’s solvency. While Congress begins taking up proposals that are designed more to score political points than seriously address the national debt, the critical action will be happening behind closed doors.” (Washington Post)
Low expectations are in order.
FEE Timely Classic
“Red-Lining the Federal Government Budget” by Richard H. Timberlake