I find it curious that people want government to be run like a business. Business is expected to run on naked self-interest. Is that what we want from government? Usually we complain when we see it.
We want government to balance income and outflow. But in business, if you want to spend more you try to earn more... sometimes even borrowing money to do this. Yet the people who cry loudest about government spending don't want it to bring in more money, just spend less.
Do they know how business works?