A Clue as to What the President Will Propose–but What Will Have to Be Cut?

By Tom McCarthy

Jan 24, 2011 11:39pm

The political handicappers are all hard at work: What will President Obama say in tomorrow night's State of the Union address? The president is expected to propose new investments in infrastructure, education and innovation–and then to explain how that new spending will not mean new deficits. Polls have shown that most Americans aren't quite ready to take the knife to the major entitlement programs, Medicare and Social Security. So tonight we ask you: Do you believe that President Obama can come up with plausible cuts to offset new spending? And from where, exactly?

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