Obama On Letterman: 'Not Sure How Much The Debt Is'
From The Daily Bail
November 28, 2012 - 9:52pm
Obama's headline appearance on the Late Show with Dave Letterman, Sep. 18.
Too scared to say '$16 trillion' on national television, the Deficit President plays dumb on the debt.
All politicians should be required to wear clocks around their necks displaying a running tally of the national debt. Something like this:
Letterman: "Here’s what I found troubling at the GOP convention. They had the clock, the debt countdown clock and, I mean, this thing is moving like crazy and it’s several trillion dollars. Now, what is that?"
Obama responded with a recent history of government spending.
Then Letterman went back to the tally: "Now, do you remember what that number was? Was it $10 trillion?"
Then came the payoff, as the president made clear that he really didn’t want to say the word '16': "I don’t remember what the number was precisely."
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