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Earth to New York Times: Please Show Us these “Deep Spending Cuts” You Keep Writing About

glenn183 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 3:38 AM
Republicans WILL cave on the tax increases because they 'don't want to look bad' by 'protecting the rich'. Only a newspaper 'reporter' could think that 6 parts out of 3800 qualifies as 'slashing'. That would be a discount of $31.57 on a car purchase of $20,000. Do these people have NO perspective? Oh wait, they went to public school. NOW I get it.
thethinker Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 6:37 AM
Well stated.

The public schools today are only interested in teaching kids how to get free fish; not how to fish.

Sigh. I feel like a modern-day Sisyphus. Except I’m not pushing a rock up a hill, only to then watch it roll back down.

I have a far more frustrating job. I have to read the same nonsense day after day about “deep spending cuts” even though I keep explaining to journalists that a sequester merely means that spending climbs by $2.4 trillion over the next 10 years rather than $2.5 trillion.

The latest example comes from the New York Times, which just reported about “deep automatic spending cuts that will...

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