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Obama budget not getting much love

President Obama's proposed budget is taking shots from liberals for some of its spending cuts and from conservatives for not cutting enough. A Wall Street Journal editorial complained: "This $3.73 trillion budget does a Cee Lo Green ('Forget You,' as cleaned up for the Grammys) to the voter mandate in November to control spending. It leaves every hard decision to the new House Republican majority. And it ignores almost entirely the recommendations of Mr. Obama’s own deficit commission."