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Obama's Economic Lumps of Coal

alej Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 7:00 PM
Mitt Romney blames election loss on Obama giving out free stuff to voters. But doesn't the Republican party pander to evangelical Christians by creating the Faith Based Initiatives?
President Obama would have failed Negotiations 101, if there was such a course, the first rule being "do not insult" the people you're dealing with.

Hitting the road to campaign for his plan to raise taxes on small business employers, investors and people in the top two income brackets, he hurled some mean-spirited accusations and insults at House Republican leaders even before they got down to serious negotiations to avoid the dreaded "fiscal cliff."

House Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team, whom Obama likened to Charles Dickens' hard-hearted, skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge, were offering the American people nothing more...