Cut a latte or two out of your annual budget and you've just done as much belt-tightening as President Barack Obama asked of his Cabinet on Monday.
The thrifty measures Obama ordered for federal agencies are the equivalent of asking a family that spends $60,000 in a year to save $6.
Oh, and he gave his cabinet 90 days to find these savings. This after passing the near $TRILLION porkulus bill in such a hurry no one had time to read it. After shoving through a $3.6 TRILLION budget with little to no debate:
Republicans were quick to point out that borrowing costs for February's stimulus package will on average cost almost $100 million a day over the next decade.Barack the bleepin Bold.
P.S. Tapper nails Gibbs. Video via RCP.
P.P.S. Nine TRILLION in additional debt. Newt video on the impact of the Tea Parties.