The Washington Post: New Ad Hits Obama’s Claim That Sequester is a ‘Meat Cleaver Approach’
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New Ad Hits Obama’s Claim That Sequester is a ‘Meat Cleaver Approach’
By Aaron Blake
As seen in The Washington Post
A new ad from a deficit reduction group takes on President Obama’s claims that the sequester represents a “meat cleaver approach” to cutting the deficit, noting that it eliminates just 3 percent of the government’s budget.
The ad, which will officially be released Tuesday, is called “Three Pennies” and is being run by the group Public Notice, which was founded by a former top aide to President George W. Bush, Gretchen Hamel. It will run for a week and a half on cable and online…
“Americans have made tough choices and cut back; Washington refuses,” the ad says. “Call Washington. Ask them why it’s so hard to cut spending.”…
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