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Jay Carney: Spending Cuts Are Deeply Irresponsible, or Something

Deckard Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 4:08 PM
I am not defending Carney but this is an out of context quote. He did not say that cutting spending was irresponsible, he said that not reading the debt limit so that the US could pay its bills is irresponsible. Carney did not answer the question. He changed the subject. The truth is that the left is simply not serious about cutting spending or reigning in the debt. The reason is that they simply do not think that the debt is important.

Shortly before President Obama told Republicans his $1.6 trillion tax increase wasn't "complicated" today at a toy manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that spending cuts are deeply irresponsible.

Q: One of the things Speaker Boehner said this morning was that any increase in the debt limit would have to be matched by or exceeded by further spending cuts. That's the same kind of rhetoric that we heard in 2011. Are you concerned that that is being used as leverage again in a way that could be damaging to the United...