SequEaster: White House threatens to cancel annual Easter Egg Roll

The Obama White House has never shied away from using kids as props. Now, it’s threatening to put the kibosh on this year’s Easter Egg Roll. Because, SEQUESTER!!!!111! 

Unbelievable.

White House warns Congress on sequestration: Easter Egg Roll Could Be Canceled. politico.com/politico44/201…

— Jonathan Allen (@jonallendc) March 18, 2013

“[B]y using these tickets, guests are acknowledging that this event is subject to cancellation due to funding uncertainty surrounding the Executive Office of the President and other federal agencies,” the White House cautioned, according to two Capitol Hill sources who provided the language. “If cancelled, the event will not be rescheduled.”

Politico: WH warns Congress they may cancel Easter Egg Roll.And yet Carney told Fox last week it was “apples and oranges.”

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 18, 2013

Yep:

On Friday, Carney got into a contentious back-and-forth on Fox News and said the egg rolls [sic] is for a lot of military families and it’s paid for by the sale of ceremonial eggs and outside donations. “It’s a totally different budget, he said. “These are apples and oranges.”

ICYMI: VIDEO: Carney swipes at Fox host over tours, Easter Egg Roll bit.ly/16yATaK

— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) March 18, 2013

Pathetic. What next? Will President Obama squinch up his face and threaten to hold his breath? Cancel his vacations and golf games?

Nah. That’s crazy talk! Because the president is totally focused on our finances. And all that leisure time really helps to clear his head and stuff.

Reporter Asks Carney: Will Obama Cut Back on Lavish Vacations, Golf Trips?: A reporter from Colorado asked Whi… bit.ly/ZnNrh3

— weeklystandard (@weeklystandard) March 18, 2013

Hey, these cuts have got to hit us where it hurts.

More punishing the children. First tours now.. RT @shannonbream: Report: WH warning that sequester cuts could kill annual WH Easter Egg Roll

— Shannon (@Shan1419) March 18, 2013

Obama doubles-down and ‘cries wolf’ RT @shannonbream: Report:WH warning that sequester cuts could kill annual WH Easter Egg Roll

— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) March 18, 2013

Even Dems must think this is getting ridiculous RT @shannonbream:WH warning that sequester cuts could kill annual WH Easter Egg Roll

— NYmoderate (@NYmoderate) March 18, 2013

Sequester: WH warning Congress they may cancel the annual Easter Egg Roll unless you’re $500K donor in which case the WH door is always open

— Terry Kinion (@tdkinion) March 18, 2013

What an asshole TFG is RT @shannonbream: Report: WH warning that sequester cuts could kill annual WH Easter Egg Roll

— LilMissHoosier (@LilMissRightie) March 18, 2013

Liberals are the most joyless people around! RT @shannonbreamReport:WH warning that sequester cuts could kill annual WH Easter Egg Roll

— Charles Roberts (@charlesrroberts) March 18, 2013

Whatever happened to “for the children”?

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