March 6, 2014 Leave a comment
My latest for The Ring at PracticalPoliticking.
President Obama is hailing his new budget proposal by making sure every buzzword box is checked.
It’s “balanced and responsible,” makes “smart investments,” provides “preschool for all,” ensures the wealthy are “paying their fair share,” and was crafted for the benefit of the “middle class”.
The budget “… allows us to meet our obligations for future generations without leaving them a mountain of debt,” he said.
I suppose the technical accuracy of that claim is dependent on how one defines a “mountain.” Does $8.3 trillion qualify? I would submit that it does.
Read the rest here.