Oh, good grief. Look at that.
“In the words of Sesame Street, one of these spending components of the long-run budget plan is not like the others; one of these entitlements is not the same; can you spot which one?” writers at Zero Hedge joke.
As the above chart — based on the CBO’s Updated Budget Projections: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022 and a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report — illustrates, the answer is painfully, shockingly clear.
Maybe this is why Ryan is so insistent on having a debate on Medicare reform.
Follow Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) on Twitter
Front page photo courtesy the AP.
From the breaking news you need to know to the hottest trends circling the Web, TheBlaze has it all. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope.