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"The forecast deficit would go from roughly $2.5 trillion all the way down to $2.4 trillion. (rounding helps)."

We know Obama's stance on austerity. He believes it does not work.

What I don't get is the GOP stance. They should be welcoming the sequester cuts and asking for much more.

If Boehner thinks this , relatively, meaningless sequester will cost jobs, then what does he think will happen if the kinds of cuts his party has asked for are ever put in place?
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