The only chart of the day you’ll ever need

Heck, I think I should bookmark this one.  Via Ezra’s blog:

Got it?  It’s the health care spending, stupid!  Anything else is just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.  Though, with social security, some modest re-arranging would be helpful.  To pretend our long-term budget problems are otherwise (e.g., “welfare!”  “social programs”) is to be either willfully ignorant or willfully dishonest.

About Steve Greene
Professor of Political Science at NC State http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/shgreene

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