Bob Woodward has a copy of a confidential memo from the White House about Obama’s Grand Bargain offer to Boehner. Among other things, he was willing to cut Tricare, Social Security and Medicare. And yes, chained CPI for Social Security benefits.
Oh, and flood insurance. What a great long-term thinker!
Gaius Publius is running a campaign to stop it. Call your senators and report back.
As he points out, it may be pushed past the lame duck and they will try to pass it in the first six months of next year.
And now he finally decides to use the bully pulpit!