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Better Republican Communication Needed

ftrader Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 12:14 PM
Did you read what is in the bill? Guess not. Just like GOP rejected first Sandy Bill because more that half of $60b was unnecessary waste of money which US can't afford. Did you ever use your brain to wonder what the agenda is for crafting a bill like that intentionally and meant for GOP to reject?

"First you win the argument -- then you win the vote," is the now well-known quote from Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. President Ronald Reagan was the last Republican president who understood and used that strategy.

President Barack Obama and his team also understand the phrase and are using it to their advantage. They are making a full-court press in the public arena to lay out their argument against sequestration and for more taxes.

"In a few days," Obama said this week in Virginia, "Congress might allow a series of immediate, painful, arbitrary budget cuts to take place -- known in Washington...