Spit Take! WashPost Reports Obama to Call for 'End to the Era of Austerity' Known As His Presidency

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Feb 21, 2014 10:19 AM

Washington Post reporter Zachary Goldfarb caused spit takes in Washington on Friday morning. At the top left of the paper, the headline is "Obama budget to rebuff austerity." Or, as Goldfarb described the new White House budget document, "Obama will call for an an end to the era of austerity that has dogged his presidency..."

Is there nobody at the Post who can properly understand that the largest deficits in American history have occurred in the past five years? This was quickly mocked on Twitter:

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