• http://xrl.us/AForeignPolicyOfFreedom Thane Eichenauer

    Because they want to reduce the deficit.

  • TerryP

    So they don’t have to go after the root of the problem: SPENDING!

  • Akston

    Hehe, careful, on can place the tongue so far into the cheek that cramps may ensue.

    But to answer: It’s because they’ve already tried fairy dust, wishing, denial, pithy sound bites, magic lamps, proud posing in front of flags and babies, ad hominems ad nauseam, scapegoats, stalking horses, histrionics, fraud, perfidy, and ignorance.

    What’s left?

    Free ponies for everyone! Even if we have to draw them from a VAT of other’s life’s work.