Day: April 25, 2013

Sequester Politics

This sequester has been a textbook case of how to make political hay out of nothing. As many people have explained over the past weeks, the so-called cuts were only reductions in the already planned spending increases for this year—a little over 2%, to be precise. In other words, we are still spending more now than we were a year ago, just not as much as we expected to be spending. What a sacrifice! So what’s the political hay I… Read more »