Candidate Barack Obama vs President Barack Obama?

CANDIDATE Barack Obama promised a line-by-line scrub of the wasteful government programs. November 2008, Obama said when introducing budget director Peter Orszag: "We cannot sustain a system that BLEEDS BILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS on programs that have outlived their usefulness, or EXIST SOLELY BECAUSE... show more CANDIDATE Barack Obama promised a line-by-line scrub of the wasteful government programs.

November 2008, Obama said when introducing budget director Peter Orszag:

"We cannot sustain a system that BLEEDS BILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS on programs that have outlived their usefulness, or EXIST SOLELY BECAUSE OF THE POWER OF A POLITICIAN, LOBBYIST OR INTEREST GROUP.
We simply cannot afford it"

Why does PRESIDENT Obama strongly encouraging congress to approve ALL that excess spending "pork" in this new "STIMULUS BILL".......?

What happened to: "We will go through our federal budget _ page by page, line by line _ eliminating those programs we don't need, and insisting that those we do operate in a sensible cost-effective way," CANDIDATE Obama.
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