Top Ten Sequester Cuts Obama Really Hates!

President Obama is excoriating Republicans for threatening to allow the sequester – the one Obama insisted on – to kick in, claiming all sorts of intolerable spending cuts will occur and calamitous things will happen if something isn’t done to avert it.

But White House Dossier has discovered the true reason for Obama’s concern. Some of these cuts hit the White House, and they’re going to hit right where it hurts.

What follows are the top ten sequester cuts that Obama can’t stand.


1. Hot warm towels at the end of Air Force One flights ELIMINATED.

2. Bo Obama to receive Purina instead of Science Diet dog food.

3. Obamas forced to take vacations together.

4. Number of Jumbo Gulf Shrimp on Obama’s daily shrimp cocktail reduced from four to three.

5. Hot line to Moscow switched from Verizon to Vonage.

6. Obamas to pay for popcorn and candy at White House theater; fines to be levied for purchasing stuff at CVS and sneaking it in.

7. Obama to be charged corresponding DC taxi rate for motorcade trips within Washington

8. Authors who only write autobiographies to have earnings taxed at higher rate.

9. Hollywood stars must pay fee to use the Situation Room.

10. Obama to pay federal government $1 every time he puts his feet up on the furniture.


Please contribute to this important story by letting us know if there are any Obama-related cuts you have uncovered.


Award winning journalist Keith Koffler has 16 years of experience covering Washington. As a reporter for CongressDaily, National Journal magazine, and Roll Call, Keith wrote primarily from the White House, covering three presidents and learning as few have the intricacies of the West Wing and the behavior and motivations of its occupants. While mainly stationed at the White House, he also extensively covered Congress and Washington’s lobbyists. Keith has also written for a variety of other publications, including Politico, The Daily Caller, and The London Observer. He currently writes regular opinion columns for Politico. He blogs at

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