Even if it bankrupts us

Think we need to eliminate that pesky $455 billion deficit? It’s not as important as invading third world nations, liberating oppressed foreigners and ridding the world of evil-doers, says the administration:

    “Restoring a balanced budget is an important priority for this administration,” White House budget director Joshua Bolten told reporters. “But a balanced budget is not a higher priority than winning the global war on terror, protecting the American homeland, or restoring economic growth and job creation.”

I don’t know how the gov’t expects to achieve the latter two by running record deficits, while giving more money to failing intelligence bureaucracies may exacerbate their inefficiencies. Someone once said: War is the health of the….