Liberals and progressives are in full freakout over news that President Obama is proposing a 3 year targeted spending freeze to help deficit reduction during the SOTU tomorrow. Nobody seems to give a shit that a second stimulus and health care are both exempted. They also don't seem to give a shit that what is proposed to be cut is wasteful spending while underresourced progressive programs are to have increases. And nobody seems to give a shit that the alternative is to raise taxes on everybody.
Nope, instead heads are exploding over a Democratic President who is actually trying to have some fucking budget discipline and actually get us back on track as a country.
I have had plenty of gripes about President Obama, primarily his handling of health care reform, but when I see the left attacking him damn near more forcefully than the right even on issues when he is more right than wrong, its apparent to me that I am in bizarro world where we obviously want Republicans to run the country in perpetuity.
Fuck it, im done.
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