HOME / The Best Policy : Making government work better. The Republicans' Bogus Budget Plan The GOP's budget proposal is a preposterous, dangerous fantasy. By Eliot Spitzer|Posted Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at 11:34 AM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all The Best Policy articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Eliot Spitzer. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Who Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? Enterprise vs. Millennium Falcon: Which is the Fastest? U.S. Faces Lowest Murder Rate in a Century Eliot Spitzer, the former governor of the state of New York, hosts Viewpoint on Current TV. Follow @eliotspitzer on Twitter. Photograph of Paul Ryan by Alex Wong/Getty Images. Click here to load comments.