Comments for: Budget deal offers playbook for next round

Posted Jan. 06, 2013, at 9:44 a.m.

The just-in-time budget deal Congress passed on New Year’s Day calls to mind Samuel Johnson’s observation about dogs that walk on their hind legs: “It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all.” The same could be said of U.S. lawmakers. For more than …

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