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The Mythology of Obama's Obstacles

badgerpat Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 5:00 PM
Finally, I will try to help you by pointing out the obvious. This article was about the myth that Obama has accomplished nothing in his presidency because FROM DAY 1 the Republicans have been fighting him tooth and nail, as evidenced by Mitch McConnell's quote FROM DAY 1 of the presidency. 1). Early in his presidency some of his legislation passed with 80+ votes in the Senate, 2). McConnell's quote was from October, 2010, 3) McConnell was referring to the 2010 mid term elections. Hence..... MYTH!

Certain quotes take on a mythical quality. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell entered that pantheon when he said, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."

On "60 Minutes" Sunday, the president observed, "When I first came into office, the head of the Senate Republicans said, 'My No. 1 priority is making sure President Obama's a one-term president.'" It's the Dems' favorite talking point, that from day one, Republicans wouldn't play fairly.

At an editorial board meeting Tuesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein declared: "A decision was made early on...