Recently, 47 senators signed a letter warning Iranian leaders that any deal they struck with President Obama would last only as long as Congress allowed. But while it'd be nice to call such childish behavior by America's leaders unprecedented, boy, does it have a precedent.
When President Obama released his budget on Monday, the words "dead on arrival" were widely incanted because they are part of a quasi-religious Beltway ritual. This year, those words are misleading.
The usual suspects have been slamming President Obama for an alleged lack of leadership.