Yesterday, in the continuing debate over the looming sequester, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) said that Republicans were “abdicating their responsibility”.
“The Republicans are insisting, are actually going to allow the sequester to occur, abdicate their responsibility. They are actually suggesting giving our responsibility in Congress to the president, which would mean that nameless, faceless bureaucrats in federal agencies would decide on the spending cuts as opposed to members of Congress like me, who are elected by our constituents to make that decision. They have to see the wizard and grow some courage.” (Andrea Mitchell Reports, February 27, 2013)
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This coming from a woman whose party has done nothing but create an entire society of dependence where no person is required to take care of their own obligations or responsibilities. Not for themselves or the society in whole.
This coming from a woman whose party has not blinked one eyelash, or lost one wink of sleep over supporting a President who allowed four Americans to die at the hands of terrorists in Benghazi.
This coming from a woman who believes it’s acceptable for her party to run guns to drug dealers in Mexico all the while allowing not just human casualties, but American casualties. Remember? The people they are sworn to protect.
This from a woman who takes no responsibility for her party and her President increasing our national debt to grotesque unsustainable levels.
This from a woman who won’t admit the idea for the sequester came from the White House in the first place.
I find it laughable Mrs. Wasserman-Schultz claims the Republicans show “no courage” by not conceding to Democratic demands yet once again. The real courage is refusing to acquiesce to the President’s rhetoric and continued fear-mongering into compliance for supporting more bad policy.
The only responsibility that needs to be taken here is by the President and his minions for allowing this to happen in the first place. And if DWS is this disconcerted over the sequester why did she not say so back in 2011 when it was first proposed?
Their efforts are finally beginning to fall on deaf ears and opened eyes. I have to say I am both relieved and surprised the thin-skinned President is finally receiving criticism from those other than within conservative circles. The sequestration criticism from Bob Woodward alone has created a fire-storm and effectively put a major distraction story in the middle of the Presidents efforts to win public support.
But the more people like Wasserman-Schultz kicks and screams and attempts the failed Pee-wee Herman approach of “I know you are but what am I?”, the more I feel oddly satisfied.
For one of the first times THEY are going to have to take responsibility for their actions. And if it means I can only eat ramen-noodles and battle some terrorists in my own back yard…then, I’ll take it.