Katha Pollit buried a huge scoop in her Hillary Clinton endorsement: “[S]he supports . . . reducing the military budget.” That's not been reported anywhere else that I can find, including Clinton's own website. If she secretly wants to reduce military spending, why does she openly want to remove the cap created by the sequester? Given that military spending across numerous departments is over half of federal discretionary spending, a secret plan to reduce it could be a tiny or an enormous change. Has the Nation asked her how much she wants to reduce it by?
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