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Obama's Hostile and Evasive Presser

Eleanor32 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:55 AM
I didn't watch Obama's press conference, but the bit I saw was Obama still in the "blame Bush" mode. I am not a huge O'Reilly fan, but last night he managed to get an Obama supporter put down in writing when Obama will stop blaming Bush and be responsible for his own decisions. We need to hold Obama's feet to the fire and ask HIM point blank when he is going to stop blaming Bush. I am willing to bet the answer will be "I inherited a terrible mess and it will take time for me to right the ship of state" or words to that effect. Evade, evade, evade.

Obama's first post-election press conference, if you could call it that, tells us a great deal about his attitude and the approach he intends to pursue in his second term, which is the same failed policy mix on steroids.

Obama's re-election, of course, gives him the right to pursue these policies, but it doesn't deny elected Republicans the right or relieve them of the duty to oppose them.

If Obama can glean any intelligible mandate from his victory, it is that relentless negative campaigning, demagoguery, divisive identity politics, deceit and superior political strategists targeting essential voters and...