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Video: Obama Angrily Denounces His Own Idea

ropati Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 9:09 AM
Obama says we need a "balanced" approach: more taxes, some cuts. Republicans say, OK we gave you the taxes. Obama says spending cuts are the Republicans' fault. What a doofus. He's transparent, all right.
Six04 Wrote: Feb 20, 2013 1:37 PM
The reason the GOP refuses to name the specific cuts they want is that they are hugely unpopular.
They do not want to go on record for wanting to eliminate needed programs.

Especially if they want to get reelected.

Fresh off his weekend golf trip with Tiger Woods, President Obama attacked Republicans this morning for refusing to raise taxes as part of a deal to avert the looming "sequester" cuts -- which his administration championed and he signed into law.  Here's a particularly alarmist snippet from Obama's prepared remarks (he took no questions from reporters), via the Examiner:
 


 

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