The Ryan Plan Vs. the Obama Plan

Democrats have been quick to pounce on Paul Ryan’s budget, which was enacted by the House of Representatives and incorporates significant entitlement reform. The Democrats, of course, have no budget at all–astonishingly, they refuse to adopt one. They have no plan for entitlements other than to allow them to go bankrupt and, presumably, be repealed by Congress. The Democrats apparently believe that most voters prefer no plan to salvage unsustainable entitlements over a plan that will preserve them for the next generation. That could be true, if you assume voters are ignorant, which seems to be the operative assumption that underlies all of Obama’s strategies. Michael Ramirez contrasts the two campaigns’ plans: