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Let Obama be Obama

cwa Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:59 AM
The real Bohner was reviled the day he was elected speaker and he gave his acceptance speech. It was all personal pronouns and how this was such a great honor to him. Not a word about fighting for the constitution and the country. The tragedy is that he is typical of the elected officials we have in both houses.

After his party's devastating setback in the 2010 midterm elections, Barack Obama was re-elected earlier this month by painting his Republican opponents as heartless in favoring lower taxes for the rich. They were portrayed as nativists for opposing the Dream Act amnesty for illegal immigrants, and as callous in battling the federal takeover of health care.

Republicans countered with arguments that higher taxes on the employer class hurt the economy in general. They assumed most voters knew that amnesties are euphemisms for undermining federal law and in the past have had the effect of promoting more illegal immigration. They tried...