Obama just making it up

Thomas Lifson
The descent of Barack Obama's image from messiah to con man is accelerating, to the point where even the New York Times is onto the game. Peter Baker, whose Sunday Times interview with the president has already made headlines (Golly gee, who knew that there was no such thing as a shovel ready job?) calls out a presidential fabrication:

WASHINGTON - In speech after speech lately, President Obama has vowed to oppose a Republican proposal "to cut education by 20 percent," a reduction that would "eliminate 200,000 children from Head Start programs" and "reduce financial aid for eight million college students." Except that strictly speaking, the Republicans have made no such proposal....

The descent of Barack Obama's image from messiah to con man is accelerating, to the point where even the New York Times is onto the game. Peter Baker, whose Sunday Times interview with the president has already made headlines (Golly gee, who knew that there was no such thing as a shovel ready job?) calls out a presidential fabrication:

WASHINGTON - In speech after speech lately, President Obama has vowed to oppose a Republican proposal "to cut education by 20 percent," a reduction that would "eliminate 200,000 children from Head Start programs" and "reduce financial aid for eight million college students." Except that strictly speaking, the Republicans have made no such proposal....