What Was Actually in Bowles-Simpson — And How Can We Compare it With Other Plans? — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Bowles-Simpson is the best plan yet to be offered by anyone in Congress or outside of Congress, including President Obama. Because it faces reality and not designed to please one political faction or political interest group but realizes what the problems are and takes them on to fix them. Bloated Defense Budget, entitlements we can't afford as is and a Tax Code thats too expensive not understandable for most people. But it should be a baseline to start a final Deficit Reduction Package, instead of the final agreement.