Paul Ryan ably defended his entitlement plan on CNBC's Squawk Box against Jared Bernstein. Folks, this is just about as good as it gets, so if this doesn't work, then we're pretty boned.
Here's a small-ish clip:
The full video (14+ minutes) can be viewed here.
The bottom line on Medicare is that there are going to be cuts. The question is whether voters want to have some input on where those cuts get made, or whether they want the IPAD (Independent Payment Advisory Board) -- the unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats Congressman Ryan spoke about -- to make all of those decisions for everybody.