Networks Promote White House Fearmongering on Sequester Cuts, Ignore it Was Obama's Idea

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The NBC, ABC, and CBS evening newscasts on Tuesday all recited the same White House talking points as anchors and correspondents wrung their hands and fretted over the upcoming sequester budget cuts set to take effect on March 1. While all three broadcasts touted President Obama using "dire language" to warn against the cuts – only amounting to less that three percent of the federal budget – none of them noted that it was the President's idea in the first place.

More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.