See how it works? We’re going to go after the poor and the elderly in order to save them.
Is anyone (save for Republicans on crack) going to buy that?
Let’s step into the Wayback Machine and return to — just two years ago, and the openng graph from a piece by Joe Conason in Salon
“Dick Cheney once observed that “deficits don’t matter,” which may well have been the most honest phrase he ever uttered. His words were at least partly true, which is more than can be said for the great majority of the vice president’s remarks — and they certainly expressed the candid attitude of Republicans whenever they attain power. His pithy fiscal slogan should remind us that much of the current political furor over deficit spending in the Obama budget is wrong, hypocritical, and worthy of the deepest skepticism.”
I say it’s worthy of nothing but the deepest contempt.
Sing us out Patti