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Obama’s budget offends just about everybody. Is that compromise?

• The Christian Science Monitor via
 Tough economic times make for tough political times for any president, and that’s increasingly true for President Obama.

The budget he’ll formally propose this coming week is getting hammered left and right. That may indicate a willingness to compromise on his part in hopes of striking a bipartisan, middle ground deal with congressional Republicans. But it also illustrates the limits on his aspirations. (See higher taxes on the wealthy or reining in some entitlement programs, including Social Security – the “third rail” of politics.)

In his weekly address Saturday, Mr. Obama called the budget he’ll unveil Wednesday “a fiscally responsible blueprint for middle-class jobs and growth.”

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