#Stinkburger Is An Insight On Adolescent Presidency

Investor’s Business Daily

…The Congressional Budget Office last year projected the national debt would increase by $6.3 trillion from 2014 to 2023; in February, the CBO revised that forecast upward to a terrifying $7.3 trillion.

But when a serious Republican leader puts forward a plan that cuts $5 trillion over 10 years, while strengthening Medicare without causing disruptions to seniors currently enrolled, and forcing the White House and Congress to face the impending bankruptcy of Social Security and get to work on reforms, here is President Obama’s reaction:

“If they tried to sell this sandwich,” he told an audience of University of Michigan students, “they’d have to call it the stinkburger, or the meanwich.”

This, from the president who likes to tell us after the tragic shooting of government officeholders that “only a more civil and honest public discourse can help us face up to our challenges as a nation.”

How civil and honest is it to respond to the seriousness of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan with infantile sneers such as “stinkburger”?…



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