Yesterday, in Slate:
How You (Yes, You) Won the Budget Wars>
By David Weigel
….It is a massive victory for Democrats, who took Social Security and Medicare cuts out of the conversation after two years of “Washington” insisting that they needed to happen.
And it’s also the funeral of Fix the Debt. No one’s taking selfies at this bash. Fix the Debt, the iconic “just use this current panic to cut entitlements” pressure group, spent at least $43 million to influence the conversation. Its reward: bupkis….
Fix the Debt? Don’t they have a branch in Missouri?:
High Broderism: the debt, the debt, it’s the debt…. (November 16, 2012)
High Broderism in Missouri: State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (D) (November 19, 2012)
High Broderism: it was a bad decision then, it’s still a bad decision now (November 30, 2012)
Anyone planning a Fix the Debt rally in Jefferson City? Haven’t heard anything recently. Just asking.