There must be No more compromise from this offer. It is reasonable, and it must be up to the President to accept or reject it and pay any subsequent consequences. It is the best of an imperfect world, but it must be only the beginning of debt reduction. There must be more, much more and going to 2008 spending levels is a good start. If government can't operate on 2008 expense levels then it should get out of the business of governing.