"Rand Paul says the sequester is not enough"
Rand Paul says the sequester is not enough
Despite the horrible impact that the sequester would have on the economy, Rand Paul is trashing the measure as not nearly enough cost-cutting. He is also calling for a balanced budget amendment, a measure that would force the government to slash spending during an economic downturn, driving up unemployment and making the downturn worse, in a vicious cycle. If the amendment were in place during the last financial crisis, unemployment would have doubled.