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

Eileen for Freedom/Liberty Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 10:03 AM
Then the Republicans need to start airing commercials attacking them back...with the truth...not these lies! And they can refuse to show up to the State of the Union...in protest! GO AHEAD MAKE OUR DAY!
westriversd Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 10:18 AM
Yes, it is time to go on the offensive. Being on the defensive and hiding in the trenches did not really accomplish much in WWI and will not do much to save our country today. Obama and the dims have had total control over the public information and thus the conversation concerning the "fiscal cliff". If Republicans continue sticking their heads in the sand and put the entire responsibility for publicizing our plans and attempts at compromising on this in John Boehner's ability to communicate to the low information voter, we are in deep trouble.

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...