â€œWhat we know,â€ said President Obama to a business group a few days ago, â€œis that ourâ€"our fiscal problems are not short-term deficits. Our discretionary budget, that portion of the federal budget that isnâ€™t defense or Social Security or Medicare or Medicaid, the entitlement programs, is at its smallest level in my lifetime, probably since Dwight Eisenhower. We are not lavishly spending on a whole bunch of social programs out there.â€ A. Barton Hinkle says you could call this Obamaâ€™s version of the old joke: â€œAside from that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?â€ And his minimization of reality isn't limited to fiscal matters.
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