Obama’s Sequestration Plan Would Cut $1.084 Billion From The State Department’s Diplomatic And Consular Program, Including $2 Million For The Protection Of Foreign Missions And Officials, And $129 Million For Embassy Security, Construction, And Maintenance. (“OMB Report Pursuant To The Sequestration Transparency Act Of 2012,” Office Of Management And Budget, pp. 135-136, 9/14/12)
I know you’re entire job is to do the sort of shady partisan attacks that the candidates can’t do themselves without looking bad. But this line of attack seems lower than you usually stoop. I’d really urge you to reconsider it. Could you give a tragedy at least a couple weeks before brazenly exploiting it for political gain? Some of us are trying to digest lunch.