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Obama to Boehner: 'I Will Use Inaugural Address, State of the Union to Blame GOP'

annfan_777 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 3:59 PM
I don't know about anyone else, but when I hire a subcontractor to do work, and he spends the entire job whining and blaming the previous subcontractor for what's wrong with the job, I know I've hired a real loser.

Statesmanship at its finest: during fiscal cliff talks, President Obama reportedly told Speaker Boehner that he would use his two major speeches in January to blame Republicans for the stalled deal. According to the Wall Street Journal, the president wasn't too happy with the options House Republicans were willing to present, and made it clear he was willing to throw the GOP under the bus for the nation's financial woes.

Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn't...