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Leonard152 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 2:26 AM
"A president interested in governing would not insist on getting his way 100 percent. Whether Obama is such a president is far from clear. " Very disingenuous Michael! You know very well that Obama is not interested in governing and very interested in 'getting his way 100 percent." I wonder why you would feign ignorance or doubt on such an indisputable observation. Many times in the last 4 years I have wondered how the ideological stringency and commitment of Obama are not fully comprehended among people who should know better. He is Hugo Chavez in America. Why pretend that this is "far from clear"?

To judge from his surly demeanor and defiant words at his press conference on Monday, Barack Obama begins his second term with a strategy to defeat and humiliate Republicans rather than a strategy to govern.

His point blank refusal to negotiate over the debt ceiling was clearly designed to make the House Republicans look bad.

But Obama knows very well that negotiations usually accompany legislation to increase the government's debt limit. As Gordon Gray of the conservative American Action Network points out, most of the 17 increases in the debt ceiling over the last 20 years have been part of broader...