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Again: Obama Misses Another Budget Deadline

Jon Russo Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 8:51 AM
"America will be fine. " I'm sure apparatchiks in the Soviet Union said that all the way up until 1989.

We've known this failure was forthcoming for some time, but it's still worth flagging for several reasons, which we'll get to momentarily.  First, the basics:

Monday marked the deadline set in law for President Obama to submit a budget, but he missed it — making this the fourth time in his five years in office that he's failed to submit the blueprint on time. That makes his record equal to the three previous presidents combined, who spanned 20 years in office. This year, Mr. Obama blamed the late passage of his tax increase deal early last month....