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

Crankshaft101 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 4:30 PM
My, oh my, but whatever happened to that lovable and amiable politician (Barack Hussein Obama), who told us we're not just a nation of red states and blue states but we're Americans, and when elected, he'd do everything he could to bring people together to build a better future. May we now assume, he's incapable of fulfilling his campaign promise? Never, ever get your expectations too high with this guy running the country, ha.

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...