Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Paul Ryan's vision:

David Brooks (who likes it): (emp add)
The Ryan budget will put all future arguments in the proper context: The current welfare state is simply unsustainable and anybody who is serious, on left or right, has to have a new vision of the social contract.
Jonathan Cohn (who doesn't): (emp add)
If you can get past the fuzzy math and sheer indifference to the poor, it's possible to discern a coherent conceit in the Ryan plan: that the burden of maintaining a modern welfare state has become too great to bear.
Which is what you'd expect an Ayn Rand disciple to think: Welfare state. Bad!


David Brooks must be ignoring Paul Krugman's Blog on Ryan. Must be a social thing, with David's new book.

By Blogger Shag from Brookline, at 4/06/2011 1:58 PM  

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