Oops. Fiscal Plan B
Obama signed this atrocious legislation based on active political extortion being meted out by the GOP. The Dems, while definitely sharing in the blame, were also largely dragged into this boondoggle by a GOP who refused to consider any coherent solution. When the GOP Presidential candidates said to a person that they wouldn’t come close to accepting $10 in spending cuts for $1 in revenue, the dysfunction was apparent.