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

RJBJr Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:12 AM
Ma'am, please look at the chart again. The sequester is NOT taking $85B out of the economy! The federal government will still GROW this year and for the foreseeable future. We're still adding to the debt every year!

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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