Forget Taxes, Focus on Medicare to Cut Deficits: Ramesh Ponnuru

Sept. 27 (Bloomberg) -- It may be called a “supercommittee,” but nobody expects any heroics. The deal reached over the summer to raise the debt ceiling created a bipartisan committee to identify ways to reduce budget deficits by $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years. Few people expect anything to come of it, assuming that it will deadlock over taxes.

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