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The Mythology of Obama's Obstacles

badgerpat Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 9:01 AM
Again, why would the Republicans have any interest in allowing the passage of intellectually and ideologically flawed garbage? Why would they want to allow Obama and Reid and Pelosi to pass legislation that harms the country, just so that the Democrats could pay off their supporters? That's not obstructionism. That's leading while the Democrats are trying to play games.

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...