August 11, 2010
(Video) AFL-CIO Boss: 'We Ain't Got No Stinkin' Deficit Problem'Topics: Political News and commentaries
In so many words, more or less.
This just goes to show you the delusional state of mind liberals are in these days, best exemplified by not only AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka but even the premise of the CSPAN host's question: "Does the Obama administration deserve some of the blame for not doing a better job defining the debate"?
In the minds of libs, it's never about substance and reality, it's always about "messaging" - i.e. "spin."
Earth to libs, via Nice Deb: The CBO says we're heading for a "Greek-style" debt crisis in the not too distant future if we don't reign in the spending, Obama's own exiting Budget Director, Peter Ortzag, on his way out the door, pressed Congress to make "tough budget choices" to deal with the country's debt problem, and we are approaching 100% of federal debt to GDP (we are at the highest point since WW II, and history shows us that spending did not stimulate economic spirits in the U.S., but congressional pushback on New Deal legislation, a move toward freer trade and increased output on the part of the American citizenry did):
Posted by Richard at August 11, 2010 1:52 PM
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