Here are today’s must read opinion and editorial columns.
THE REAL DEAL ON THE DEBT DEBATE BY JOE SCARBOROUGH
I consistently ranked as one of the most fiscally conservative members of Congress over my four terms and never voted for a tax increase. And I wouldn’t vote for one today. But I learned through the years that politics is the art of the possible… Considering the challenges facing America this century, any Republican who squanders the chance to cut $4 trillion from our debt in exchange for $1 trillion in tax loopholes is no conservative in my book. It’s time to tell Americans the truth. And the first party to do that will own the future.