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Steny Hoyer: We Have a "Paying-For" Problem, Not a Spending Problem

sleroi Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 6:47 PM
Agreed, the dems didn't get the ball rolling. However, instead of improving things they doubled down, with no end in sight. Growing up I was always taught two wrongs font make a right.

Democrats want Americans to know that the federal government does not have a spending problem.  President Obama told John Boehner that our long-term fiscal woes can be chalked up to a "healthcare problem," Nancy Pelosi described the issue as a "budget deficit problem," (which is separate and distinct from a spending problem, evidently), and now the number two Democrat in the House is taking a crack at framing his party's fiscal denialism: