Barbour: Obama Ignores the Magnitude of Debt Crisis

Former Mississippi GOP Gov. Haley Barbour says President Barack Obama hasn’t treated the country’s $16 trillion debt burden with the urgency it deserves.

“The president goes on TV the other day and says: Well, the debt and the deficit, that’s a problem in the long term, but it’s not a short-term problem,” Barbour told Greta Van Susteren of Fox News Monday night.

“The truth is the average American understands the truth: The government can’t spend itself rich any more than your family can spend itself rich,” Barbour said. “But if you wait until the long term, the kinds of changes that you’re going to have to make are unbelievable.”

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