"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Monday, August 13, 2012

Wow. Just... wow!

Erskine Bowles on the contrast between Paul Ryan's budget and Barack Obama's budget:

Oh, by the way, he was President Clinton's Chief of Staff, and the Democrat appointed by Obama to lead his deficit budget commission (the Bowles of "Simpson-Bowles").   So it's hard to discredit his opinion.

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