HENNINGER: “Barack Obama, John Boehner and Mitch McConnell have been performing an intricate scorpion dance over spending, taxes and the debt ceiling, premised on the belief that this is the deal that would ignite the recovery.
But what if it’s too late? What if that first-quarter growth rate of 1.8% is a portent of the U.S.’s long-term future? What if below-normal U.S. GDP is, as the Obama folks like to say, the new normal?”
[READ Dan Henninger’s “The Disappearing Recovery What if the weak recovery is all the recovery we are going to get?” at the wall street journal]
Ahh, yes…the common refrain Barrack Obama has heard throughout his life:
“Hey Barry? Is that all there is??”