Downloading the godot binary game engine and unpacking reveals no MIT license, only the godot engine binary program. Knowing that godot is released under MIT license, I know the MIT license file is supposed to be included with the binary.
in editor menus: Help > About : License tab
Oh so they did put that in there, just not on the file system. I was worried about godot not having it on the file system. I never looked through all of godot's menu items.