History was made this week after Democrats put forth their first budget proposal in four years. Now that we know a little more about their priorities, we can compare them to those of the Republicans.
Via Mary Katharine Ham, here’s a graphic comparison of Democrats and Republicans and how each of the parties “prioritizes” deficit reduction:
Bottom line: From the Washington Examiner‘s Philip Klein:
Democrats’ clear political calculation here is that their vague budget will be less of a target, allowing them to focus on blasting the House Budget Committee Chair Rep. Paul Ryan’s proposal for being cruel. But in the process, they’ve shown themselves to be completely un-serious.