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January 09, 2014

BREAKING: LEAKED EMAILS DEMONSTRATE THAT VINDICTIVE EXECUTIVE SOUGHT TO PUNISH CITIZENS IN GAME OF POLITICAL PRESSURE

Okay, it's not breaking. This is from March of last year. The media has known about this forever.

They just didn't seem to care.

Email tells feds to make sequester as painful as promised

By Stephen Dinan

The Washington Times

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The White House announced Tuesday that it is canceling tours of the president’s home for the foreseeable future as the sequester spending cuts begin to bite and the administration makes good on its warnings of painful decisions.

Announcement of the decision — made in an email from the White House Visitors Office — came hours after The Washington Times reported on another administration email that seemed to show at least one agency has been instructed to make sure the cuts are as painful as President Obama promised they would be.

In the internal email, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service official Charles Brown said he asked if he could try to spread out the sequester cuts in his region to minimize the impact, and he said he was told not to do anything that would lessen the dire impacts Congress had been warned of.

“We have gone on record with a notification to Congress and whoever else that ‘APHIS would eliminate assistance to producers in 24 states in managing wildlife damage to the aquaculture industry, unless they provide funding to cover the costs.’ So it is our opinion that however you manage that reduction, you need to make sure you are not contradicting what we said the impact would be,” Mr. Brown, in the internal email, said his superiors told him.

So there you have someone telling a superior, "I can lessen the impact of the sequester cuts," and his superior answering: "No, we've represented they would be painful; do not change anything to mitigate that pain and undermine our political message."

But that's okay. Because, Democrats.


Via @PatMcPSU






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