The Democrat Party has hit on a winning formula for success in the past decade. One, assume that the average voter has an about equal to a tomato. Two, be utterly shameless in exploiting the mental vegetables - memes oft repeated and with no basis in reality are the preferred means.
That said, it is beyond argument that Obama and the left are spending our nation into penury.
Federal spending under Obama has "grown 27 percent in just the last four years . . . ." Obama and Democrats have made a mockery of the saying "spending like a drunken sailor" - at least the sailor has to stop when he runs out of money. Obama just turns on the printing presses and continues ahead.
And yet, we have heard, over the past week, such luminaries as Crazy Nancy Pelosi claim that our federal government doesn't have a spending problem. But no one can match Democrat Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, one of the dumbest members of Congress, for this offering:
Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) urged her colleagues to reach a compromise to prevent spending cuts through sequestration, arguing that government programs are already as lean as they can be. "We're at the bone almost, , , ,"
Honest to God, tar and feathers isn't enough for these people.