This is from Claire Wolfe's blog. Some of the finest snark out there. Go read.
June 29th, 2010 by Claire
… could courageously admit that the U.S. government is flat outa money, proclaim the need to raise the retirement age to 70, endorse an overhaul of all “entitlements,” state that it’s time to tell the American people “we’re broke” … and then say … wait for it … wait for it …
BECAUSE WE NEED THE MONEY… FOR WAR.