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Winning Ugly: Obama and the Fiscal Cliff

Norm183 Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 10:11 AM
Boy are you right. The re- election of John Bonner as speaker was as dumb as the re-election of ODUMBO.

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,...