We get the sacrifice, they get the wealth.
The American people may have voted for divided government. But they didn’t vote for dysfunctional government.
A balanced deficit deal that includes some new revenues isn’t just a Democratic position. It’s a position that has been taken by everyone from Warren Buffett to Bill O’Reilly. It’s a position that was taken this week by Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, who worked together on a promising plan of their own. And it’s been the position of every Democratic and Republican leader who has worked to reduce the deficit in their time, from Ronald Reagan to Bill Clinton.
President Obama’s Op-ed in tomorrow’s USAToday
Oh my lord! BillO mentioned, by the President of the United States, in the same paragraph with the likes of Buffett, Reagan and Bill Clinton on heady matters such as these? I can see his ego balloon from my house.