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Howard Dean says let the sequester happen

It’s the only way to get big defense cuts, Dean says.

As the clock ticks down toward the dreaded “sequester,” former Gov., former presidential candidate, etc. etc. Howard Dean says “let it happen.”

Speaking to the Huffington Post last week:

“We should let it happen,” Dean said of $1 trillion in domestic, defense and Medicare spending cuts set to be triggered on March 1. “I’m in favor of the sequester. It is tough on things that I care about a lot, but the fact of the matter is, you are not going to get another chance to cut the defense budget in the way that it needs to be cut.”

“It’s an odd view from the left,” he conceded.

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