Misunderstanding, misstatements and all the classic contortions of partisan message management surround the sequester
The exact same thing could be said about Obamacare. The president and his party, yet again, engaged in outright lying (to buy votes). It’s what Democrats do.
I am still betting that a deal will be reached at the last minute. It will be some accounting gimmick. Neither party wants to make any real cuts in spending.