The White House released President Trump’s budget request a couple of days ago, and while Democrats are lining up to accuse him of wanting to starve children, Slate sounded the alarm that Trump intended to spend more on defense than everything else combined.

Wow, more than all other programs combined? The thing is, now that Twitter allows tweets to be 280 characters long, media outlets don’t need to leave out important context in their social media headlines.

Any amount of defense spending is too much for Democrats and the mainstream media, but he’s right: this is not new and not exclusive to Republican administrations.


Related: