Shorter Budget Punditry

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.