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Exposed: Obama’s Hysterical Reaction to “Sequestration”

Great Scott! Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 8:53 AM
I think most of even the $44B in cuts comes from Defense, but I might be wrong on that. I'm also an "overpaid" AF civilian, supporting our warfighters and keeping planes flying well past their original service life; and, as much as a 20% cut in pay will hurt through the Admin Furlough, I also think we need to make Obama own this if it happens.

Guy covered this in detail a few days ago, but there’s at least two points worth re-emphasizing: (1) The budget process commonly known as “sequestration” originated in the corridors of the White House, and was signed into law by President Obama himself. Hence, the president’s insistence that Republicans are somehow solely responsible if the negotiations fail -- and the cuts kick in -- is erroneous. (2) The negative consequences of sequestration -- discussed endlessly by this president and his lieutenants -- are exaggerated to a mystifying degree. Yuval Levin blew the lid off Team Obama’s opportunism and endless...