Defense “cuts”

The Obama military budget increases funding for defense.  But the rightwing propoaganda campaign is in full swing now with the falsehood that the budget “slashes” defense spending.  Further, the idiot-stenographer function of the media is being manipulated to forward this falsehood in the manner to which we’ve become so maddeningly familiar.

All of this is made even more repugnant given the following:

Graph from Matt Yglesias at Think Progress

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