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For Obama, the Economy Never Comes First

mary964 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 9:01 AM
Anyone who thinks BHO did not have the economy as his first priority were not paying attention to hs words before his first election. He stated he planned on transforming America. That meant he planned to knock America down a few pegs, thus destroying the economy. Remember his apology tour? Why else would he give Brazil funds to help with oil exploration? And limit ours. He thinks America has hurt other countries with Capitalism and he wants to level the playing field, but with America lowered economically from developing countries.

Many Republicans have accused Barack Obama of ignoring the economy. That's not true. The problem with Obama is not that he has ignored the economy, but that it was never his top priority in his first term as president, even as millions of Americans suffered the consequences of a devastating economic downturn.

Now, with many still struggling, we know the economy won't be Obama's top concern in his second term, either. On “Meet the Press” on Sunday, when the president was asked to name his top priority for the next four years, he first listed immigration reform. “That's something we...