01 April 2009

Republicans' April 1 Budget

LATE, LATE, LATE UPDATE: Andrew Sullivan: "I can barely find a single conservative blog touting the thing, which tells you something."

LATER, LATER UPDATE: Kevin Drum tees off on the Social Security proposal.

LATER UPDATE: Did we mention Medicare is flushable?

UPDATE: Yglesias weighs in: Paul Ryan is this year's John McCain (younger, but just as out of touch).

Yo. Check Steve Benen on the Republicans' alternative budget that's finally delivering on some specifics. It ain't pretty. For backup, Benen quotes Krugman: "I'm shocked by the total intellectual collapse of the Republican Party in the face of this economic crisis...."