Sequestration is an extremely crude way to cut approximately 2 percent of federal spending. It is analogous to forcing a grossly obese person to lose a few pounds by not feeding him for a few days. On this issue, at least, it appears that
Unfortunately, one would have to believe that the parties are indeed interested in cutting approximately 2 percent of federal spending. With President Obama, House Majority Leader
It also appears that Republicans are so committed to at least a modest 2 percent reduction in federal spending that they are willing to get that reduction in a most crude fashion and that neither party is willing to acknowledge and address the elephant in the room — entitlements.
Bob Price, Lutherville