Writing at Matthew Yglesias' place, Ryan McNeelyflags this CNN interview with Yoni Gruskin, founder and executive director of "Concerned Youth of America" (CYA). As McNeely writes, CYA bills itself as a "nonpartisan group dedicated to promoting fiscal responsibility" that "purports to represent young people concerned with the budget deficit." Here's Gruskin in his own words:
At the Center for American Progress, Ian Millhiser has produced a good memo on President Obama's abysmal confirmation rate for his judicial nominees. In short, compared to the previous five presidents, Obama has had dramatically fewer nominees confirmed to the federal bench:
I don't see why Republican leaders are "wincing" over Rep. Paul Ryan's "Roadmap for America's Future." Yes, it would force them to sign on to massive cuts in Medicare and Social Security, and yes, to actually specify where they want to make cuts in the federal budget. But there are plenty of goodies for the mass of GOP lawmakers committed to reducing the tax burden on the wealthiest Americans.