Call the sequester bluff

Posted: February 11, 2013 at 4:06 a.m.

For the first time since Election Day, President Barack Obama is on the defensive. That’s because on March 1, automatic spending cuts (“sequestration” ) go into effect—$ 1.2 trillion over 10 years, half from domestic and discretionary programs, half from defense.

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Editorial, Pages 10 on 02/11/2013