Oops...Sequester was meant to fail, says Bam

President Obama today said the sequester he agreed to was designed never to happen.
“The whole design of these arbitrary cuts was to make them so unattractive and unappealing that Democrats and Republicans would actually get together and find a good compromise of sensible cuts as well as closing tax loopholes and so forth,” he said. “And so this was all designed to say we can’t do these bad cuts; let’s do something smarter. That was the whole point of this so-called sequestration.”
Keith Koffler at White House Dossier says Obama's claim is part of a White House speech in which the president sought to wash his hands of the potential effects of the sequester, repeatedly intoning that “Congress” must act and not “allow” the draconian cuts to take place. Read more