Rick Scott Notices Super Committee Failure, Feels the Need to Put Out a Statement
Three House Republicans, three House Democrats, three Senate Republicans, and three Senate Democrats couldn't agree on how to make $1.2 billion in spending cuts over the next ten years, a process that, strangely enough, didn't involve the governor of Florida.
To his credit, though, he didn't play the blame game -- like some did -- but as far as we could tell, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, another frequent chatterbox on federal politics, was the only other state chief executive to offer up a worthless statement.
Usually, Scott takes on the most random and irrelevant things to make statements about things going on in federal politics, like this:
Anyway, here's the governor's statement on look how awesome I am:
It is unfortunate that after months of debate the congressional "super committee" charged with finding $1.2 trillion in budget savings failed to make the difficult choices needed to begin fixing our nation's out of control debt. This news, coupled with the recent failure of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass a federal balanced budget amendment, should cause all Americans to be concerned about the direction our country is heading. As a new grandfather, I am deeply disturbed by the $15 trillion bill we will leave behind for our grandchildren if nothing is done to curb spending in Washington. Congress and the President need only look to the states to find ways to get spending under control in order to help create opportunities for jobs and economic growth for all Americans and generations to come.
As a wise man (or woman) once said:
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