Shorter Budget Punditry

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March 15 2013 10:06 AM

Shorter Budget Punditry

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Tough choices for avid consumers of vapid conventional wisdom today. Do we go with Michael Gerson's "both sides are equally far from the truth" or Ruth Marcus' more sophisticated "both sides are equally to blame even if GOP proposals are objectively less reasonable"? Gerson offers us the old-fashioned false equivalence while Marcus is in tune with the higher arts of BipartisanThink.

For a nice contrast, read Matt Miller's trenchant analysis of the House GOP budget.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.