It is a question that keep coming around and I used to think that he was simply not very with it. But when I keep hearing that he is being used like a two dollar whore by Peter G. Peterson (and he seems happy about it) I have to assume that he knows about Peterson’s half a billion dollars applied to advocating for cuts to social safety net programs – and just doesn’t give a fuck.
I’m humbled to have been named one of Fix the Debt’s Fiscal Heroes, but there is much more work to be done. For far too long, both Democrats and Republicans have spent trillions of dollars the nation didn’t have. I will continue to work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to make the tough decisions necessary to put the country on better fiscal footing.