McCain Confuses Voters (and Himself?) on Spending Cuts

John McCain either (1) has gotten himself so confused about earmarks that he no longer has a coherent plan to cut spending, or (2) has intentionally been uttering obfuscations on the subject that make voters falsely think that his anti-earmark jihad is going to balance the budget. Either way, this discussion of McCain’s plans (that word is too generous) to cut spending needs to be read.

For Mother Jones on earmarks, see here and here.