Spoiler Alert: Washington Post Predicts End to Budget Deal

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Written by Matthew Sedlar   
Thursday, 14 July 2011 10:18
The Washington Post thinks it's spoiling the ending of the budget negotiations. According to the Post, "No matter what the outlines are for a final agreement to lift the debt ceiling, the deal will include cuts to some of the nation’s major entitlement programs: Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security." Over at Beat the Press, Dean Baker takes the Post to task for the comment as well as some of their claims about a cost-of-living adjustment.