Obama: What, I already made huge spending cuts 

His Today Show interview does not bode well for the budget negotiations -- nor, I would suggest, for his own political future.

Well keep in mind, we’ve already made deep spending cuts.  I proposed a freeze on federal spending during the last threatened government shutdown, we made some really tough cuts on some programs that I actually think make a big difference.

If we're going to have to be content with the underwhelming cuts from earlier this year, then we're probably on our way to default anyway.

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David Freddoso

David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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