May 9, 2009

THE UR AND THE GOP VS. THE DEMOCRATS:

Democrats Assail Obama's Hit List: Lawmakers Vow to Protect Pet Programs (Lori Montgomery and Amy Goldstein, 5/08/09, Washington Post )

President Obama's modest proposal to slice $17 billion from 121 government programs quickly ran into a buzz saw of opposition on Capitol Hill yesterday, as an array of Democratic lawmakers vowed to fight White House efforts to deprive their favorite initiatives of federal funds.

He can't even get such puny cuts past his own caucus? What sort of magical creature is that?

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 9, 2009 7:57 AM
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