We here at TPNN have been laboring under the assumption that a national debt of over $16 trillion and annual deficits of over $1 trillion demanded attention and a remedy. However, according to the White House, “Deficit reduction is not a worthy goal.”
And here we were thinking that these were bad things.
In regards to ideas to fix our fiscal crises, White House Spokesman Jay Carney claimed on Wednesday, (emphasis added)
“The goal remains one that the president believes is the right one and he hopes that in dealing with our further budgetary and fiscal challenges that he will be able to reach an agreement with Congress to further reduce our deficit in a balanced way and to, most importantly- because deficit reduction is not a worthy goal
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