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McCarthy: Yeah, Obama’s Failure to Submit a Budget on Time is So Bush League

Thasic Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 2:00 AM
I agree the Dems tax and spend, but I haven't seen anyone cut and balance at a federal level...EVER. The closest we came to a balanced budget was when Clinton used accounting tricks to make the budget LOOK balanced, even though it was far from it. Name another time. I'll be waiting.

Okay, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) didn’t actually say that. But fans of America’s favorite pastime will appreciate his remarks during a recent press conference comparing President Obama’s mind-boggling budget breakdown to the failures of a struggling MLB batter who’s, er, “earned” a one way ticket back to the minors:

[T]he Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 requires that the president submit a budget on the first Monday in February. He’s had five opportunities to do it, and he’s missed the deadline four of the five times. If any of you are...