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Is Obama Buying the Election With His Welfare Explosion?

George Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 11:37 AM
I have felt all along that Obama was using the "freebies" to buy votes. He is so desperate to be elected for a second term that he will do anything. I hope that the trend not voting for those who receive the "gifts" continues through November 7. These "freebies" are just one of the advantages of being the incumbent.

With the unprecedented budget explosion of means-tested, welfare-related entitlements, does Team Obama think it can buy the election?

It's a cynical question. But I wouldn't put it past that cynical bunch.

Remember Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's close aid? It was Hopkins who argued tax and tax, spend and spend, elect and elect. Sound familiar? And if I'm not mistaken, the high-tax, anti-rich, big-spending, redistributionist FDR is one of Barack Obama's idols.

So let's take a look at some of the recent budget-explosion data points:

According to Jeff Sessions, the ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, means-tested...

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