What this week’s budget deadline has in common with ‘Seinfeld’

When is a deadline not really a deadline?


When it's Washington and we are talking budgets. The latest deadline about nothing comes up later this week as Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) try to hash out a small-bore deal to replace some of the sequester spending.  Budget expert Stan Collender -- a.k.a. @thebudgetguy -- explains why this deadline means almost nothing in this Post TV clip.

@TheBudgetGuy Stan Collender tells Chris Cillizza what the much-anticipated budget deadline has in common with the hit nineties television show. (The Washington Post)

Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.

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