For those of us that lean fiscally conservative the following headline was meant to give solace to the frighteningly steep rise in our nation’s debt;
The borrowing refers to the need to yet again raise our debt ceiling and allow politicians the ability to spend more by borrowing more. I, unlike the article’s author, used the term “politicians” rather than just Obama when referring to the one(s) doing the borrowing. This story is should be primer on how the political class (both right and left and middle) play the game to ensure that they stay in power while seeming to play to their bases.
There are far too many examples of lame-stream media outlets subtle and more often overt characterization of GOP as greedy corporate shills while Democrats are looking to save the world.
Part 1: The latest example is regarding Michelle Obama’s foray into the business of public school lunch programs. I am not sure where in the Constitution that the federal government has the authority to tell some local school district what to do about school lunches, but according to the way the Associated Press tells it,
“House Republicans are pushing back against Obama administration efforts to promote healthier lunches…Republicans say the rules are too costly.”