On Paul Ryan’s House Republican Budget Proposal: Or, Ryan’s Fantastically Positive Argument For the Way it Could Be If You Only did Things Our Way with Some Numbers We Made Up to Prove It!
“But fundamentally worthy policies shouldn’t need to promise laughably overoptimistic outcomes to win support.” —Ryan Avent, The Economist.
Paul Ryan’s Funny Numbers, Ezra Klein, Washington Post.
But are Paul Ryan’s Numbers Real? Jonathan Bernstein, on The Plum Line blog, Washington Post.
Hope you like rhetoric more than data. This isn’t a budget, it’s an argument. It’s called THE PATH TO PROSPERITY. No. Really. It’s like the House Republicans are running a late-night infomercial. They’re promising us everything. It’s clear they are lying.