The Littlest Soapbox

August 16, 2010

Democrats and Dramatic Irony

Filed under: News & Politics — mikecgannon @ 8:32 AM

The two seem to go hand-in-hand.

Democrats who reluctantly slashed a food stamp program to fund a state aid bill may have to do so again to pay for a top priority of first lady Michelle Obama.

The House will soon consider an $8 billion child nutrition bill that’s at the center of the first lady’s “Let’s Move” initiative. Before leaving for the summer recess, the Senate passed a smaller version of the legislation that is paid for by trimming the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps.

The proposed cuts would come on top of a 13.6 percent food stamp reduction in the $26 billion Medicaid and education state funding bill that President Obama signed this week.

H/T Drudge Report. There’s really nothing more I can add to this.

Oh yeah, Vote Republican.

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