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View Diary: Jon Stewart tears into GOP and their media enablers over the sequester (28 comments)

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  •  Yes, this (3+ / 0-)
    Now in the President and Speaker Boehner's statements, we do get a hint of why the sequester is happening.  The sequester — the penalty for not finding a way to balance revenue and spending — consists entirely of cuts in spending.  How do Republicans feel again about cuts in spending?
    At the time I thought this was a sucker play as there was no real pain involved for Republicans. How in the world can what Republicans keep asking for be considered a 'give' on their part. Someone got suckered in this deal, and now we're paying the price.

    The polls don't tell us how a candidate is doing, the polls tell us how the media is doing.

    by Thumb on Tue Mar 05, 2013 at 06:13:59 AM PST

    •  As someone said above, the military cuts were (2+ / 0-)
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      DSPS owl, Tfill

      supposed to be the pill that Republicans would refuse to swallow.  They swallowed anyway and apparently are trying to pass bills to restore that funding.  We'll see if Democrats cave - again.

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