In the end a budget is quite simply a statement of priorities. Budgets tell us a lot about what we value in our society. We must repeal this sequestration nightmare and we must replace the policymaking butchers with surgeons.
The blizzard of budget numbers flurrying around Washington is disorienting. Deficits are high, cuts must be made, and sacrifice is in order. Unfortunately, it looks like those sacrifices will be made by our children's education.