Trump Was the Biggest Loser during the South Carolina Debate
Donald was whiney, uncivil and so very un-presidential. He threw Trumpertantrum after Trumpertantrum, interrupted again and again and was booed over and over.Read More »
Three things immediately leap out at me regarding this first look at the GOP’s long-term budget proposal:
The other two points are related, and they have to do with how likely it is that the Democrats will go along with this deal.
*Let’s get this out of the way, right now. The minimum time period for any sort of meaningful entitlement reform will be ten years, for a very simple reason: 55-65 year old people vote; and telling, say, a 59 year old that he now has only six years to rewrite his entire retirement strategy is roughly equivalent to telling a pilot on final approach that, oh, by the way, the runway is now on fire. The 59 year old will not be happy, in other words. True, neither will, say, a 51 year old, but he’ll have eight more years to work out something else.
Hey, I’m telling you what is. What should be is another issue, and it’s not getting a vote. Deal with it.