Senator Coburn: Of course we need a balanced budget amendment. You can’t trust politicians to balance the budget.

Dr. Tom Coburn is hardly an unreasonable man. In fact in most cases during this current legislative session he’s been the very voice of reason. He’s yet another in a long line of believers in putting into place, or at least into motion, a balanced budget amendment. But when he told Bob Schieffer the reason we needed one, I was a little shocked. And I can’t say that I disagree with him. Read more