It sounds like extortion.
The city of Baltimore received $1.8 billion from Obama's stimulus program. And the results seem to be nil, at least as for as preparing the youth for productive careers. Yet President Obama wants us to search our souls and come up with more money. Do that, and any guilt you feel will be absolved, at least until the next time.
A speeding Amtrak train jumps the track, and the first reaction is to blame stingy lawmakers. Never mind that $1.4 billion went to Amtrak under Obama's 2014 appropriations bill.
Most conservatives are tired of explaining that throwing money at an entrenched problem involving government generally doesn't solve the problem. But maybe they're not going far enough. Perhaps throwing money is what caused the problem.