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Throwing in the Towel on Obama

Michael3783 Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 4:00 PM
Kathleen Sebelius telegraphed the campaign re:ObamaCare to blame its horrible start on Republicans. But that just reinforces the utter folly of ramming thru complicated legislation on a party line vote, and leaving so many critical details (like the contraception mandate) to regulations written by unelected official, then expecting the elected Governors of the other party to implement most of the architecture of the program. After years spent demonizing opponents, how can O/C supporters (many of whom held their noses because it didn't go far enough to single payer) expect even tepid support from moderate members of the other party when the original legislation didn't have so much as a fig leaf of compromise (e.g., tort reform)

Barack Obama's second term is off to a very bad start. Even Liberal commentators - at least those with any credibility - are suggesting it may be time for him to lead more and campaign less.

Obama brought a plane load (Air Force One) of relatives of victims of the horror in Newtown to lobby Senators on the eve of a procedural vote, now scheduled for tomorrow, on a gun control bill. reporter Reid Epstein wrote:

”President Barack Obama's gone from ambitious arguments for sweeping gun control to trying to stop a filibuster…and for the first time, Obama began to...