Karl Rove broke down the dishonest attempts by Team Obama to blame Bush for their outrageous and historic spending. Team Obama is going to quadruple the national deficit this year- no thanks to George Bush.
Already the deficit for the year is 50% greater than expected.
Rove says the administration’s attempts to blame Bush are wearing thin:
Here is the partial transcript from Karl Rove’s segment with Greta Van Susteren:
“I can find no administration in which there is such a frequent recourse to blame the previous administration…
They want to blame the Bush Administration for the debt. I happened to be last week in a debate with David Plouffe in which he blamed the Bush Administration for the deficit this year. And I said, “Wait a minute, what about your spending bill? It was your bill, President Obama’s $787 billion Stimulus Bill. What about the $33 billion SCHIP bill that he signed? What about the $410 billion Omnibus Bill?” In reflection didn’t Senator Obama support the rescue package the recovery package last fall, the $750 billion to help rescue the banks? $350 billion dollars of that was spent by the time he got into office. If he didn’t like that spending he could have said, “You know were not going to spend another dime of that $350 billion,” and yet he did…
I think this is wearing thin. This is causing the American people to say, “Wait a minute. This is all your spending. Why do you keep blaming the guy who came before you?”