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.
Last night, Paul Ryan accused President Obama of promising to save an auto plant in Janesville, Wisc., and failing. The only problems? Obama didn't promise to save the plant. And the plant closed before he took office.
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.