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Lie of the Day: Progressives Pretend Obama Isn't a Big Spender

SageAdvice31 Wrote: May 24, 2012 2:24 PM
Where on earth are these radical right winged neo-libturds coming from? WinniethePoop I have finally learned how to ignore this joke. SpeediCut disappeared under a new screen name. But here we have this BastridgeinWashington character. Yo boy, let me digress for a moment.....If you really knew anything about libertarianism, you'd know you can't be a conservative. For conservatives struggle to preserve what has developed around this Constitutional directed Republic along with the past 200 plus years of of tradition. A libertarian OTOH will always work to destroy the Republic in favor of self governing. Not conservative in any way.
It made the rounds on the blogosphere. It got fact-checked by Politico. White House spokesman Jay Carney cited it. It's the latest left-wing talking point that President Obama has actually put a slow to the growth of government spending.

And it's completely false.

(This despite Politifact's "Mostly True rating. But who's surprised by that?)

Started by Rex Nutting at Marketwatch, the claim goes something like this:

Although there was a big stimulus bill under Obama, federal spending is rising at the slowest pace since Dwight Eisenhower brought the...