Dishonest Obama Blames Bush and GOP For His Massive Debt
In one of his most dishonest claims last night, President Obama continued to blame President Bush and the GOP for the massive debt he is hoisting on the American taxpayer.
From the press conference transcript:
QUESTION Chip Reid: Thank you, Mr. President.
At both of your town hall meetings in California last week, you said, quote, ”I didn’t run for president to pass on our problems to the next generation.”
But under your budget, the debt will increase $7 trillion over the next 10 years. The Congressional Budget Office says $9.3 trillion. And today on Capitol Hill, some Republicans called your budget, with all the spending on health care, education and environment, the most irresponsible budget in American history.
Isn’t that kind of debt exactly what you were talking about when you said passing on our problems to the next generation?
PRESIDENT OBAMA: First of all, I suspect that some of those Republican critics have a short memory, because as I recall, I’m inheriting a $1.3 trillion deficit, annual deficit, from them.
Now, here’s the truth–
Although the national media may not report this news, Obama and Democrats have already put America in its deepest financial debt since the Great Depression:
BUSH DEFICIT VS. OBAMA DEFICIT IN PICTURES.
It looks like the Czech minister was correct— Obama is sending America to hell.
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