Rand Paul says he voted against the sequester because it doesn't go far enough. And he says somebody ought to stand up and call Obama's bluff.
“I think the sequester happens and it will be in some ways a yawn because the histrionics that are coming from the president saying, ‘Oh, we’re going to shut down and get rid of meat inspectors’ — I mean, is anybody not going to stand up and call his bluff on that ridiculousness?” Paul said on CNN on Tuesday night.
“I mean, for goodness sakes, it was his proposal. He proposed the sequester, it was his idea. He signed it into law, now he’s going to tell us that, ‘Oh, it’s all our fault?’” Paul said. “I voted against the sequester because I didn’t think it was enough.”
He added: “It’s a pittance. I mean, it’s a slowdown in the rate of growth. There are no real cuts happening over 10 years.” [POLITICO]
I think you did just call his bluff Senator and in the process exposed the bluff that the rest of the Congress went along with.
I think now would be a great time for you to get your very specific spending cuts outlined and highlighted in the media. You certainly have their attention, now get down to the details and let people see what a REAL plan look like. Carpe Diem!