Via BuzzFeed and NRO, a brief seminar in leadership Hopenchange-style. Anyone want to answer his question? He’s spent the past few weeks talking about the slow-motion trainwreck of indiscriminate across-the-board cuts (a claim from which he’s swiftly retreating now that the public’s about to see for themselves how he exaggerated). Was there anything on the table at any point in this process that might have let him avert that? Was there anything not on the table that might have let him avert that?
Now that today’s big sequester photo op at the White House between Democrats and Republicans is over, I believe every last drop of “newsiness” has officially been wrung from the sequester. If you want to know what that looks like in practice, click here. That’s the buzziest thing to have come out of O’s presser.