Flashback: Obama calls adding $4 trillion to national debt “unpatriotic”

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  1. Stephanie
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    good grief.

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    posted at 10:45 am on August 24, 2011 by Ed Morrissey
    printer-friendly Yesterday, I wrote about the CBS News story showing that Barack Obama had added over $4 trillion to the national debt in less than three years, which puts the current President on track in one term (and probably less) to beat the record that took his predecessor two terms to set. Some called this an unfair attack, noting that Congress authorizes spending, a point I addressed yesterday and which does Democrats no good at all. But guess who else blamed rising national debt on a President? Why, it’s Candidate (and then-Senator) Obama,. who not only blamed George Bush for adding more national debt than his previous 42 predecessors combined, but also questioned Bush’s patriotism for the same policies that Obama accelerated as President himself:[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kuTG19Cu_Q]Obama says adding $4 trillion to debt is unpatriotic. - YouTube[/ame]


    And what exactly has Obama done as President? Despite claiming that he has known that deficit reduction has been needed since the first day he took office, Obama has offered no deficit reduction proposals in his term as President. In fact, he has submitted budget proposals that have massively expanded deficit spending.

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    Bush screwed up in eight...Obama not to be outdone did it in 2 1/2 years.
     
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    Obama was left with little choice following the Bush holocaust.
     
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    I guess O's unpatriotic too then.
     
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    McCain would have faced the same Bush nightmares - and likely would have made things even worse - with Palin only a heartbeat away.

    Hillary may have handled things considerably better.
     
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    add it to the list...:lol:
     
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    YEP, and so are all his comrades in Arms in the Democrat party and cult followers Obamabots.
     
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    Keep telling yourself that.

    Idiot.
     
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    I sure hope they make all these into campaign commercials in 2012.
     
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