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Winning Ugly: Obama and the Fiscal Cliff

Jack2894 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 11:01 AM
TRue that! Then you will have to find ways to complain about Hillary CLinton. ANd after her, ELizabeth Warren.
Roy323 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 5:31 PM
Jack2894-No! You arent even close in your Assumptions-John Kerry rightfully deserves that dubious Position. And he hasn't even "assumed the position" Yet?

By all accounts, President Obama won the fiscal cliff showdown. Why anyone would take much pride in this kind of "win" is beyond me. It's a bit like being the least filthy toddler in the mud pit.

One of the main reasons Obama won, according not only to Obama but an at times cheering press, is that he had a mandate. He ran on the need for the wealthy to "pay their fair share."

To his credit, Obama never said raising taxes on the "rich" will solve all of our problems. What he did say, however,...