For those of you BTP readers playing a drinking game out there in blogland, take another swig, the Washington Post used the phrase "tame the debt" in yet another budget article. Here it is:

"If there was going to be a deal to tame the nation’s debt, it had to happen now."

Not much to add here. I just will note for those tiring of my deficit projection chart showing the silliness of this out of control debt story, there is also the addition approach that Paul Krugman used in his Monday column. But as the deficit hawks say, "don't bother me with your stinkin numbers!"