You may have heard this morning that the President intends to announce a budget "freeze" on discretionary spending -- not counting "security."
The Economist, not exactly a socialist rag, remarks:
While administration flunkies try to tell us they'll only make smart cuts to "wasteful" programs, the largest item in the "wasteful" column is untouchable. In fact,
It was hard to imagine that any Democrat could govern as badly as the Bush regime, but we are rapidly getting there.
Managing an empire in decline is hard, maybe impossible, but our politicians of both parties are finding an endless supply of ways to make things worse. We the people are in for a very tough ride.