They Think We're All Morons
Mr. Obama, who held his first cabinet meeting Monday, has tasked officials with finding $100 million in savings. Asked by reporters after the meeting if that amount is a drop in the bucket of the government's budget, Obama said "it is."Hey, enlightened One™, let me give you a clue — you can save even more by not sending $900 million to Hamas terrorists in the Gaza Strip.
The budget deficit totaled $957 billion in the first half of the fiscal year, more than double the deficit for all of fiscal 2008, which was a record.
House GOP Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio), dismissed the size of the proposed spending cuts. "The Administration's new talk of trimming a meager 0.0025% from the $4 trillion federal budget just doesn't square with its reckless record on borrowing and spending," Mr. Boehner said in a statement.