Pain From Sequester Could Make Voters Angry At Both Parties

Now that budget sequestration seems inevitable, the remaining question is, who gets hurt? …

We live in a period when politicians tend to see the world in a binary fashion; everything is either a one or a zero, and there is a clear winner and a clear loser in every situation. But with the sequester, at least after the first few days, it’s possible that both sides could lose, that people won’t distinguish between Democrats or Republicans but will instead excoriate “those politicians in Washington” as a whole. [cont.]

Charlie Cook