I don't think anyone needs to worry about that sequester
I saw this tweet and got excited:
President Barack Obama said on Friday a bipartisan panel's deficit reduction recommendation went too far on spending cuts, especially for defense, but set the right tone by also proposing revenue increases.
Obama said the plan put forward by the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles commission - and held out by some as a model compromise that distributes the pain evenly - cut defense spending too deeply.
"They wanted ... defense cuts that were steeper than I felt comfortable with as commander in chief," he said.
The painful cuts to other programs vital to millions of citizens (even the ones that don't add to the deficit) on the other hand ...???