RON HART: Our Petulant POTUS

Ron Hart

Ron Hart

Published: Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 09:09 AM.

ROSEMARY BEACH — Congratulations to all sequester survivors! I know it was tough getting through the 2.2 percent cut in growth of  “non-essential” government “services,” even with one fake Washington snow day thrown in last week.

Quick, what day was it that federal workers took off?  Could you tell?

Many citizens did not understand sequestration. Forty-seven percent of Americans thought it meant the removal of sequins from Ryan Seacrest’s rhinestone jacket.

Try as they might, Obama and his zombies in the media were unable to make good on their threats to inflict as much pain as they could with the sequester he created.

Since the sequester vote, Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid say they have done much “soul searching.” Perhaps with enough federal stimulus money, they might actually find one. They have been the Nancy Grace of politics, making wild assertions about how spending cuts will hurt and hoping that something they say actually ends up being true.

To be fair, sequestration was bipartisan. (The two wasteful wars we are in also had overwhelming “bipartisan” support.)  Now each party claims it was the other side’s idea, and a bad idea at that. The word “bipartisan” means an extreme sleight of hand is being perpetrated on citizens by both parties.

Be eternally fearful when politicians all agree on something.

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