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‘And that’s what the National Debt is, Timmy.’


In this much-discussed photo from Getty yesterday, President Obama mentions to a young boy that the national debt is now $16.7 trillion.

Okay, not really. Apparently the boy had some trouble at the White House Easter Egg Roll, and the president made him feel better.

But someday that child will learn about the national debt.

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