How Politicians and the Press Overstated Military Budget Cuts by $100 Billion – ProPublica

The U.S. spends as much on its military as the rest of the world combined. It is ludicrous to say these cuts will leave us defenseless.

This week’s hyperbole award goes to:

Multiple members of Congress have warned that slashing defense spending by $600 billion would devastate the military, with Sen. Lindsey Graham this month predicting the cuts would deal “a death blow to our ability to defend ourselves.”

via How Politicians and the Press Overstated Military Budget Cuts by $100 Billion – ProPublica.

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