(Hopefully) combating the smooth contentment and squalid mediocrity of the times
Monday, October 7, 2013
Who's been compromising on the budget up to this point?
Apropos of the government shutdown and the associated budgetary impasse, I wanted to post this figure (from here). Now, this was the situation pre-shutdown (so, ostensibly, this is what's causing the problem). Notice where we were relative to the goals of the two parties. Recall, Ryan is a Republican (and the red line is where we were going into this latest crisis).