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Sequester offers President
Obama a time to lead

Washington Post, by Editorial

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/26/2013 5:17:42 AM

MUCH OF WHAT President Obama hopes to accomplish in his second term would tap into what’s known as the “discretionary budget” — money not already claimed by entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security. But the discretionary budget itself is about tapped out, squeezed by the growth of entitlement spending. That’s what makes the minimal presidential leadership on entitlement reform so baffling. (Snip)From the start, and increasingly in his second term, Mr. Obama has presented entitlement reform as something he would do grudgingly, as a favor to the opposition, when he should be explaining to the American people —

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Unkind to Pubbies, but harsh on the Prez.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 2/26/2013 5:27:58 AM     (No. 9196433)

The WaPo shows a glimmer of consciousness. Then passes out again.

He´s TRYING to destroy the country. WAKE UP!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/26/2013 5:50:08 AM     (No. 9196440)

Obama´s losing this argument,regardless of what the media says so they´ll grant hi+m more time so he doesn´t look like a fool when the doomsday predictions don´t come true.

The media blamed to lousy 4th quarter growth on budget cuts that hadn´t even happened.The Christmas shopping season was a lot worse than they want to admit.

Republican ran state are cutting spending without people being thrown in the streets,in fact you´re more likely to be homeless in a high tax liberal state.Liberal states also survive by stiffing vendors who provide a service to the state.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/26/2013 6:33:39 AM     (No. 9196473)

This guy couldn´t lead his way out of a paper bag.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Janjan, 2/26/2013 6:34:29 AM     (No. 9196474)

$85 billion is a drop in the bucket compared to the massive amount of Other People´s Money that these criminals spend every day and a large part of it is on bs. Take it out of foreign aid. There. Done.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/26/2013 6:35:23 AM     (No. 9196476)

Oh pleezzee WaPo. Don´t you get it? Barry only knows how to community organize. He doesn´t know one iota of leadership and is incapable of it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: postaway, 2/26/2013 6:41:57 AM     (No. 9196481)

Another MSM article which uses "lead" and "Obama" in the same sentence, with no sense of irony. They really are still true believers and they really think we rubes on Main St. USA look to them for superior wisdom.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: disasterman, 2/26/2013 6:47:50 AM     (No. 9196488)

I´m sorry, that headline almost made me porpoise my coffee. Then I thought maybe someone had slipped another Onion article in here. Finally noticed it´s from the WaPo. Moving on now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TexasRed, 2/26/2013 7:30:33 AM     (No. 9196542)

Zero is not a leader - he is a destroyer - and a liar and a racist!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 2/26/2013 8:04:15 AM     (No. 9196611)

Dear lapdogs at WaPo, question why should he start now?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: RU4us, 2/26/2013 8:42:13 AM     (No. 9196676)

The man is a revolutionary, not a leader.
Haven´t they yet figured out why the only cars in Cuba are ´57 Chevys.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: melman, 2/26/2013 8:59:26 AM     (No. 9196711)

This pubic hair of a Community Organizer does not know how to lead, the only training Obummer ever received was how to disrupt.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/26/2013 9:25:59 AM     (No. 9196764)

Obama doesn´t know how to lead. His leadership skills are nil.

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