Rich Lowry: A charmless budget
President Barack Obama’s latest budget proposal makes a good predicate for a grand bargain — between the White House and the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
Granted, the White House envisions a higher level of debt 10 years from now than in the highly ideological document produced by the most left-wing Democrats in Congress. But if the president is truly open to reason, he’ll listen to the co-chairmen of the caucus and find a way to achieve as much deficit reduction as they do.
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