No it’s not what you think. This is Phillip Dennis of the Texas Tea party and it’s not a statement he makes in support of Obama … but a challenge.
A worthy opponent of Chris Matthews. Matthews game is to draw out hypocrisy in his opponent and the easiest way to do that is to talk about the “Bush” deficit. But Dennis hits back and hits back hard. The Obama deficit makes Bush look like a piker.
As for what took the Tea Party folks so long to push back? Dennis handles that too by saying “We didn’t vote for em in 2006 or 08.” I would have said … it took 1.6 trillion dollars to finally get our attention.Either way, Dennis is great.
Oh … and don’t you just love the “redneck” line. Go get em Phil.
As for the Bush deficit line…. hmmm … he was a darn piker.
There is no question that President George W. Bush did increase the federal deficit to a historic $700 billion through 2008. However, Obama is adding another $1 Trillion to that already historic level. Whatever increases Bush did during his administration, Obama is matching and raising to almost unimaginable levels.
And don’t forget this chart:
If you want to watch the entire 9 minute interview go to Hot Air. My computer wasn’t working properly last night. But Here’s the other relevant portion of the interview. It occurs just before the portion above. Well done my man.