Billions for Domestic Boondoggles, Not One Cent for Defense
So the one part of government the Obama administration—which is spending unprecedented amounts on every domestic department of government—has decided to squeeze is the military. This is outrageous and pathetic—taking money out of the already inadequate baseline defense budget to pay for a domestic spending spree.
I’m sure Bob Gates and Bill Lynn tell themselves that by going along with this they’re preventing worse cuts, and that they’ll be able to minimize the damage these cuts do. But I think they know that what they’re being forced to do is both dangerous and wrong.