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Obama’s Sequestration Narrative Collapsing on Itself

Shutdown Protest

-The article was originally published at The American Spectator.

Earlier this week, Tea Party Patriots described how President Obama blinked first on the GOP/Democratic showdown over sequestration’s “cuts” to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Democrats had hoped the President would insist the “cuts” hurt as much possible to force a replacement deal that included tax increases, as well as to bolster their argument that reductions in future expectations of spending (known in D.C. as “spending cuts,” though they are far from being so) are harmful to the American people.

As is widely known by now, the President kowtowed to the GOP’s insistence that the FAA be given flexibility with the sequester in order to prevent inconveniences to travelers, especially Members of Congress.

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