The sequester is all the buzz in Washington. The reductions in the growth of spending were passed by Congress and signed by the president even though the president’s supporters call it a horrible idea. Both Congress and the president are responsible for the sequester and for the general delinquency in managing the country’s finances. Republican Congressman Justin Amash noted it was disingenuous for Republicans to “pin” the sequester on Obama and because he’s the president’s top man for spin, Jay Carney used it on Twitter. What followed:
For those not in the know: Congress passes laws, the president signs them. He shouldn't sign bills he doesn't want to see made law.