Most polls support that
"Large majorities" of the public "oppose major changes to Medicare" and favor higher taxes on the wealthy.
— Politifact National on Monday, April 25th, 2011
Defense, entitlements, interest payments are too big to allow it
The federal government "can cut all of the non-military discretionary spending and not balance the budget."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 17th, 2011
McCain flipped on payroll taxes, if only once
"When he was asked a few years ago whether he could see himself lifting the cap on the payroll tax, (McCain) said, 'I could.' But today he's attacking me for holding the very same position."
— Politifact National on Thursday, June 26th, 2008