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Today the media buzzed around David Brooks’ column The D.C. Dubstep, which predictably blames both parties for the looming budget sequester. Among those buzzing were Jamelle Bouie, Kevin Drum, Jonathan Chait, and Steve Benen, all of whom noted that, despite Brooks’ denial, President Obama has offered a balanced deficit reduction plan. Greg Sargent posed key questions, and Ezra Klein asked Brooks directly. While Brooks admitted his factual error, do BipartisanThink and The Seriousness Principle block responsible journalism?