Yep. He played his hand and signed it and republicans called his bluff.<quoted text>
So now the sequester was Obama's fault, too?
Now he's just hoping we'll forget all the doom and gloom speeches.
In fact, polls say the majority of Americans say the sequester wasn't enough.
Obama's underlying motives are always to demonize the opposition to strengthen a one-party system - his party.
The good of the country is inconsequential.
This "strategy" just always seems to backfire.