In his opinion piece on CBS this morning, conservative economist Ben Stein made his assessment of the current budget crisis being pushed by the Republican Party. He's afraid, I am sure, that the actions of his party (or at least the extreme faction of it) will lead to not just the country's downfall.....but to the GOP as well. As a true Republican mouthing the same talking points as all RW "experts" he spoke of his disdain for "Obama's run away spending that is driving this." And Obamacare....
He conveniently was not aware:
Spending is expected to fall 1.3 percent in fiscal 2013, according to projections from the Congressional Budget Office. Annualized spending under Obama is growing slower than it has under the past four Republican presidents,
But then....I'll bet he also forgot this: