The GOP has been bragging that its shutdown-avoiding budget deal will save $38 billion. The CBO took a closer look, and it turns out the actual figure is $353 million, or 0.02 percent of this year’s budget deficit.
In The Daily Caller, I point out that this is one more example of the iron law of politics — inertia always wins.
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