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The debt of Julia

Associated Press Published: May 3, 2012

The Obama campaign has unveiled a new interactive feature highlighting how a fictional girl named Julia would benefit from President Obama's policies over the course of her lifetime. The result is an ode to government dependence and celebration of the cradle to grave welfare state. Julia enrolls in head start, uses government student loans, gets Obamacare subsidies and lives off Social Security and Medicare in old age. Noticeably absent from Obama's presentation is any mention of the mounting debt that the nation's welfare state obligations are imposing on Julia and the spending for which she'll be on the hook. So I thought it was worth taking a moment to fill in the blanks.

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