Balancing the Books

Nothing wrong with printing up a couple trillion dollars out of thin air, when you’re cutting spending to match:

Riki Ellison, who heads the industry-supported Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, said last month the White House asked the Pentagon to cut nearly $2 billion, or up to roughly 20 percent, from missile defense in its fiscal 2010 budget.

Two billion from missile defense, designed to prevent America’s foreign policy from being held hostage by happy friendly smiley places like Iran or North Korea. Two trillion from our grandkids to Nancy Pelosi.

Seems fair.