In 2008, Obama promised to repeal DOMA if elected. Rather than push for a repeal vote, however, the administration announced last year that the Department of Justice no longer would defend the law against legal challenges. A centrist should support the rule of law, not tempt the courts to topple a law passed by a strong majority in Congress.
After moving his party to the far left, Obama expresses outrage that Reagan couldn't win a GOP primary -- even as Republicans seem poised to nominate Mitt Romney over objections from their party's conservative base. He must think that if he keeps calling Republicans radical, the press will repeat his mantra without checking his record.
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