Why would two out of five Americans want the federal government to spend within its means? Many of Rattner’s readers assure us that only ignorant neanderthals could believe such nonsense.

In other words: Let our overlords (like Steven Rattner) decide what is best for us.

Alas, a few stubborn Twitter users insisted on speaking up in support of a balanced budget:

https://twitter.com/richman43/status/379322143651028992

$16.7 trillion and counting…