No… really… there’s just no getting around it:
“I want to say one thing about the budget that didn’t get passed, the omnibus bill. You know, we talk a lot about – we just passed this huge tax cut in part because business said, you know, we have to plan, we have to know what kind of tax cuts we have. Well, these agencies, including the Defense Department, don’t know how much money they’ve got and for what. And I was at – forgive the expression – a Christmas party at the Department of Justice and people actually were really worried about this,” NPR’s Totenberg said on PBS this weekend.
H/T to Tom Elia who adds with wisdom:
Taking people like Totenberg seriously is becoming increasing hard to do….
And to think that our tax dollars in some way subsidizes this kind of nonsense…