Baseline Going Up?

by Rich Lowry

From the National Journal:

The move also keeps the 2011 discretionary baseline slightly higher, a terrain advantage for the Democrats heading into the 2012 spending process.

Also, about the cuts in czars:

Republican press releases are pointing out that the deal eliminates four White House policy “czars,” but those positions had already been phased out by the White House — the health care policy director after Obama’s health care plan became law, and the “auto czar” following the government restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler.