The sequester was President Obama’s idea back in 2011 to begin with. He thought it was an effective extortion tool to force Republicans to do things his way, because he was not willing to compromise on anything. But it backfired and the Republicans for once stood their ground and called the president’s bluff.
Like all bullies, Obama is blaming the Republicans for his sequester and he is doing his best to make it hurt the public as much as possible so that they will blame the GOP. An email that was leaked by a Department of Agriculture field officer indicated that the Obama administration had given instructions to make the sequestration cuts hurt Americans as much as possible.
“This email confirms what many Americans have suspected: The Obama administration is doing everything they can to make sure their worst predictions come true and to maximize the pain of the sequester cuts for political gain.”
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