I think the Jane Hamshers of the Left sums it up pretty well:
Their reigning spirit of self-importance comes through on the very first page: “The Moment of Truth.”
Here’s a gem. From the “goals” section:
Reform social security for its own sake, not deficit reduction.
Maybe they’d like to offer up their opinion on how to achieve world peace too? That’s not in their charter either.
Why reform Social Security just for shits and giggles? Is there not something more productive to do? Apparently some people on the commission think there are other priorities, which is why they aren’t even going to bother voting on it.
The report is here (.pdf)