President Obama just completed a news conference this morning.
In sum, he “continues to believe he is right” about job-killing tax hikes; insists, like a Disney automaton, that he is the Captain of the Industries of the Future and will punish “energy sources of the past” (the oil and gas you are presently putting in your car) no matter the job-killing consequences; is simultaneously for fiscal responsibility and against GOP budget cuts because we the economic recovery is “fragile” and we should “stop trying to score political points” — except, by the way, we should be careful NOT TO TAKE INFANT FORMULA AWAY from poor mothers or VETERANS BENEFITS’ CHECKS AND SOCIAL SECURITY CHECKS from SENIOR CITIZENS!
Just a side note on the infant formula line: Guess he didn’t run that by the Missus, who is using the East Wing to engineer the tax code to disfavor formula feeding in favor of government-sponsored breast pumps. Oops.
Longtime readers know I am a vocal defender of breast-feeding moms, but Mrs. O’s Big Bosom initiative is another East Wing social engineering power grab. I’ll have much more in my column on this topic tomorrow. Stay tuned.
Now, back to your regularly scheduled Winning the Future programming…