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Obama's Problem? His Record

cheeflo Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 12:01 PM
The sub-prime lending was certainly the crumbling foundation of the financial sector's woes, but I also think that there were concerted efforts to compromise the economy in order to get Obama into office. Right off the top of my head, Chuck Schumer's "private" letter expressing concern for Indy Bank's solvency was deliberately made public, causing a run on that bank, followed by the cascading consequences. Once the ball was rolling, the architects of the crisis couldn't contain it. A combination of unwitting idiocy and pernicious opportunism.

"The choice in this election is between an economy that produces a growing middle class and that gives people a chance to get ahead and their kids a chance to get ahead, and an economy that continues down the road we are on, where a fewer and fewer number of people do very well and everybody else is running faster and faster just to keep pace."

That's Obama advisor David Axelrod on "Fox News Sunday," explaining why people should vote for ... Barack Obama.

Odds are this was simply poor phrasing. But it might not have been, given how desperately the...