Veronique de Rugy: Can the Budget Ever Be Cut?


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President Barack Obama finally released his fifth budget in February. Like his four previous fiscal proposals, this one is stuffed with promises to "invest" in America and "our" children, to grow the economy, and to reduce the deficit. The reality, however, writes Veronique de Rugy, will be more spending and more taxes with zero reform of financially unsustainable entitlement programs.