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I did not vote for a "Grand Bargain" [View all]

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I doubt more than 10% of Obama voters voted for a grand bargain.

I voted to leave entitlements alone, and for the government to continue to borrow and spend because that is what is keeping the economy propped up right now.

If I had wanted to vote to indicate that the deficit was a priority I would have voted for the man running on eliminating the government.

Anyone who is, in this year of 2012, particularly worried about the deficit is an idiot. Since the deficit is largely a product of low economic growth, it is more symptom than core problem.

A "grand bargain" on achieving full employment would be more to the point. A robust economy is prerequisite to deficit reduction.

NOTE: This OP is not critical of Obama. It is critical of something he might do, not something he has done. And the sensible time to voice your opinion about what someone might do is before they do it.

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