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Holding the President's Men Accountable

sheller Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 6:45 PM
Our country today: Politics has replaced patriotism. conflict has replaced cooperation. dogma has replaced common sense. hyperbole has replaced credibility. sarcasm replaces solutions. denial replaces responsibility. procrastination replaces planning. and finger pointing replaces results. Transparency does not exist and we manage from crisis to crisis. Our standard of living is changing and it's not for the better.

When one of Washington's most distinguished journalists -- Bob Woodward -- accuses the White House of rewriting history, even liberals should take note. And when the White House responds by threatening him, you would think the story would become a national scandal. What makes the story even more important is that it deals with an issue that has dominated the news in recent weeks: the Draconian budget cuts that will take effect on March 1 unless a last-minute deal is reached in Congress.

Woodward has accused the White House of misrepresenting the president's role in creating the plan to cut $1.2...