Our most benevolent leader, Barack Obama, instructed the lapdog media yesterday on how to report on his radical positions.
No doubt, they took notes.
Real Clear Politics has the transcript:
“This bears on your reporting,” President Obama said to journalists. “I think that there is oftentimes the impulse to suggest that if the two parties are disagreeing then they’re equally at fault and the truth lies somewhere in the middle. And an equivalence is presented which I think reinforces peoples’ cynicism about Washington in general. This is not one of those situations where there’s an equivalency.”
“As all of you are doing your reporting, I think it’s important to remember that the positions that I am taking now on the budget and a host of other issues. if we had been having this discussion 20 years ago or even 15 years ago … would’ve been considered squarely centrist positions,” Obama said a few moments later.
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Remember: This is a president who has four straight years of trillion dollar deficits. And, he believes this makes him a “centrist.”
(J. Hoft Chart)
This year will be the fourth year in a row that the US deficit will top $1.1 trillion. In fact, it is expected to reach $1.33 trillion – another Obama record.