Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled the House’s proposed budget – The Path to Prosperity – this morning (in case you missed it, you can view it here). In doing so, he’s done what the Senate has failed to do for the last 1,056 days – and counting.

https://twitter.com/#!/JimPethokoukis/status/182118629289111554

https://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/182099324853948416

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https://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/182118352381153280

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https://twitter.com/#!/PatrickRuffini/status/182081783326720000

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And, predictably, the White House – with no plan of its own – immediately pounced on the proposal.

https://twitter.com/#!/philipaklein/status/182118099481403392

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https://twitter.com/#!/ChadPergram/status/182116352784482304

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The White House’s reaction didn’t sit well with some people:

https://twitter.com/#!/guypbenson/status/182120617015902209

https://twitter.com/#!/guypbenson/status/182126009800339456

https://twitter.com/#!/katherinemiller/status/182117444217864192

https://twitter.com/#!/guypbenson/status/182117114352644097

https://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/182116200761933824

https://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/182116488960937984

https://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/182116825474150403

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https://twitter.com/#!/Ben_Howe/status/182116138312929280

https://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/182119384536461312

https://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/182121234077720576

https://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/182128126090952705

https://twitter.com/#!/JonahNRO/status/182122328065449985

But maybe skeptics shouldn’t be so quick to judge. Maybe there’s hope after all?

https://twitter.com/#!/keithellison/status/181824833175306240

Nah.