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Friday, February 11, 2011

the Great Compromiser

The New York Pravda notices the Laureate behaves a little oddly:

...President Obama is scheduled to unveil his budget on Monday, and already he seems willing to feed the bottomless Republican hunger for cuts rather than fight them. An ominous early sign is his proposal to cut the low-income heating assistance program nearly in half to $2.57 billion. Administration officials say that energy prices have fallen, but, as Democratic lawmakers from the frostbitten Northeast have pointed out to him, there are many more unemployed people now...

This from a Company organ that asserts in the same Editorial Some cuts will have to be made in the same sentence it puzzles ...but strategically it seems to make little sense to start giving away important ones before reaching the negotiating table.

Assuming, of course, the Laureate wasn't out to save the Koch brothers their tax breaks in the first place.

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