Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
From Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, asked by NBC's Brian Williams to name a federal program that could be cut:
I don't think I have one off the top of my head.
Roger that. After 20 years in Congress, and after waging a brutal midterm campaign focused almost solely on the need to slash government spending, Boehner can't come up with a single program cut off the top of his head. He's a real profile in courage, isn't he?