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Obama Versus Obama

joey goomba Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 9:37 AM
you are nuts and people like you who are tyrannical in nature are precisely the reason our founders devised a republic protected by 3 equal branches of gov't
Many voters will be comparing Mitt Romney with Barack Obama between now and election day. But what might be even more revealing would be comparing Obama with Obama. There is a big contrast between Obama based on his rhetoric ("Obama 1") and Obama based on his record ("Obama 2").

For example, during the 2008 election campaign, Obama 1 spoke of "opening up and creating more transparency in government," so that government spending plans would be posted on the Internet for days before they passed into legislation. After he was elected president, Obama said, "My Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level...