This morning’s Wall Street Journal opinion page headlines the following:
Toying with Default
The President isn’t serious about real spending cuts.
Barack Obama was in full-scold mode Friday night, summoning Congressional leaders to the White House to “explain to me how it is that we are going to avoid default.” It’s a terrific question, albeit one the President refuses to answer. He remains far more interested in maneuvering to blame a default or credit downgrade on Republicans than in making himself part of any plausible solution to a crisis he insists is imminent.
I find that difficult to believe. After all, on the home page of the Office of Management and Budget, better known as the OMB, we have the following statement from the man himself:
Now, don’t you feel better? Common Sense will get the job done!
Wonder if Mr. Boehner is of the same opinion?