Ezra explains the current deal. Under my new lifestyle regime, I only glanced at it.
Oh, and here’s Marcy on the commission piece of the proposal.
And here’s one of the Obama fan base defending the deal. (The writer glosses over the loaded committee deal. Members of the committee are selected by leadership, three each by Boehner, Pelosi, Reid and McConnell, with no simple majority to act. But of course they’ll be deadlocked 6-6 on everything, which constitutes failure to act, triggering the automatic cuts.)
And here’s TIME magazine telling us, “Don’t worry, be happy!”