LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Obama allowing sequester because Republicans are refusing more taxes

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST

President Barack Obama has spent the last few weeks and millions of dollars explaining to America, in trips back and forth across the country, that the sequestration portion of the Budget Control Act, which he suggested, promised veto of any other plan that did not contain new taxes. He told us previously that sequestration was "never going to happen."