J.D. Thorpe

The do-nothing approach is not a real option. Yet, taking a page out of Chuck Schumer’s playbook, Gingrich made this statement about Congressman Ryan’s proposal, "I don't think right-wing social engineering is any more desirable than left-wing social engineering. I don't think imposing radical change from the right or the left is a very good way for a free society to operate."

This comment totes the line of the liberal public relations campaign against the Tea Party. It is an attempt to paint substantial and fiscally responsible policies as extreme and radical. But what is more radical than doing nothing while staring $30.8 trillion of underfunded obligations in the face?