The Continuing Flap Over Obama's Charitable Deductions Proposal

In his Washington Post column today, E.J. Dionne notes that President Obama's proposed change to the charitable deduction rate "would reduce charitable contributions only marginally -- from $306 billion to $302 billion," according to "the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities."

Dionne asks, "Is that too much for nonprofits to give up so the country can cover the costs of health care for the needy?"