11 shocking, true facts about Simpson-Bowles

Did you know Simpson-Bowles has $2.6 trillion in tax increases? Or that it taxes capital gains as ordinary income? Or that it cuts deeper into defense than the sequester? Or that it raises the gas tax by 15 cents? These, and other amazing facts, inside.

By Ezra Klein December 4, 2012

A not-very-truthful speech in a not-very-truthful campaign

I would like to give both sides relatively equal praise and blame. I'd personally feel better if our coverage didn't look so lopsided. But so far in this campaign, you can look fair or you can be fair, but you can't be both.

By Ezra Klein August 30, 2012