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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Brunski Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:35 PM
Without the media, the democrats and Obama would be toast! The republicans Suck at communications. That is way Gov Christie of NJ is soo popular... he knows how to communicate . People understand his message. This also why Obama is popular.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 3:40 PM
The fact that the "media" is overwhelmingly left wing liberal idiots and propaganda spewing trolls also helps the left wing nut baggers in the democrat party.
Roger198 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 12:55 PM
You are right, it's just a pity Christie is a treacherous RINO.
Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:22 PM
Not treacherous. When the President came to visit, he was friendly.
If he hadn't been, his constituants would suffer, and Christie would have been held responsible. As it is, Christie did what he could, and if / when Obama fails to deliver, Obama gets dinged.

On the whole, not a bad thing.

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...