So liberal that that, according to the Washington Post, the U.S. is now trying to prod “a reluctant Europe to prop up the reeling world economy with more aggressive government spending.”
The article goes on to explain that, “In Europe, some officials doubt the wisdom of falling deeply into debt to create jobs and halt the plunge in consumer demand, as the United States is doing.”
The Post quotes Luxembourg Finance Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as saying, “Recent American appeals insisting that the Europeans make an additional budgetary effort to combat the effects of the crisis were not to our liking.”
Conservatives have been arguing that Obama is putting us on the path to European socialism, but as it turns out, the socialsts are more skeptical about government intervention in the economy than our current administration.
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