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April 27, 2013


And all this is, to the vast majority of Americans, merely distant thunder indistinguishable as to source or meaning. And if you polled the public I'll bet anything that most would simply be surprised that government fixed something that was becoming a pain in the ass. Something that will be repeated for every sequester cut that becomes a pain in the ass. Which will probably be most of them. Now the politically engaged minority of Americans will already have decided to apportion blame ideologically. And those who aren't won't care. Such is democracy. And such is the powerlessness of the bully pulpit.

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