President Obama scripts fear in treatment of fiscal concerns

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: February 26, 2013

Obama stresses the wicked calamities that will come our way if he, the man behind the curtain, doesn't get his way on revenue-raising measures. Coburn describes this as a “made up” crisis that demands a rational response. This will be tough given the media parade about the sequester's effect. On the red carpet are network news reporters repeating the Obama script.

“The cuts are coming! The cuts are coming!” That's the message.

Now the envelope, please, for the truth: This is a created crisis, not a real one. It's time for a treatment that emphasizes fiscal responsibility.

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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