Well, we’ve found one area of the federal budget President Obama doesn’t want to increase. “The Obama administration has asked the military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff to cut the Pentagon’s budget request for the fiscal year 2010 by more than 10 percent — about $55 billion.”
Now, I’m not aware of the Democratic nominee campaigning last fall on cutting the defense budget. In the first debate, focusing on foreign policy/national security issues, he all but echoed John McCain, assuring voters that there wouldn’t be much of a difference between the two men on defense. Now, we see there is.Â A huge one.Â Huge.
As Environmental Republican put it, “he’s cutting the military budget…in the midst of two wars.“Â Let me repeat, cutting the military budget in the midst of two wars.Â Now, I’m beginning to wonder if the president understands the commander-in-chief aspects of his job.