Op-Ed: Why GOP Agenda Could Make Things Worse
CNN Money | January 10, 2011
Commentary: Maya MacGuineas is the director of the fiscal policy program at the New America Foundation.
The focus is on cutting spending, repealing last year's health care law and controlling the debt.
Yet the Republican leadership is silent on cutting defense and the big entitlements.
Let's hope this is the beginning of a thoughtful spending cut agenda -- done with an eye to the economic and human effects but pursued more aggressively than the Republican leaders have so far laid out.
So we'll see. Let's hope that in a few years that estimate of $1 billion a day in interest hasn't gotten even worse.