I’ve noticed that in a lot of comments on other sites that the meme of Barack as a miser has taken hold among the denizens of the Left . It’s even claimed that he has been more fiscally responsible than any president in the past thirty years . I guess Mr Nutty Nutting is the source .

Well here is a serious refutation of that nonsense .

” James Pethokoukis of the Enterprise Blog has been having a lot of fun at Rex Nutting’s expense. Nutting was the guy who came out
and said earlier this week that the GOP was lying about Obama being a big spender.
  First, Pethokoukis posted a blog showing how Nutting was, well…nuts. Federal spending as a
share of GDP has skyrocketed under Obama. Now Jim has posted another graph that’s evenmore devastating: the percentage increase in federal spending under Obama: