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Obama Needs a Family Plan

glenn183 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:33 AM
Nice thought but there's nothing in it for Obama, He doesn't care about anyone but himself.
pastorial Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:37 AM
where did you get that idea?
cwright Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 1:07 PM
By his actions. More time on the golf course and campaigning than any, you know, actual time with his security advisers. Leaving his own ambassador in Libya to a fate of sodomy and murder. Publicly dividing people by class, turning one against the other, in order to get reelected.
pastorial Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 3:37 PM
how do you know all of this?

President Obama has several stated ambitions for his presidency. He wants it to be "transformative." He wants to unite Americans of all parties. He wants to build an economy from the middle class out (whatever that means), and he wants to help what you might call the domestic refugees of America's economic transformation.

Given the principled disagreements dividing left and right in America, it's hard to see how he can accomplish these goals when it comes to conventional economic policy.

But there is one area where Obama could be transformative and bipartisan while helping both the middle class and...