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Obama Touts His Record

olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 10:56 AM
He did not inherite Bushes stuff, he asked for the job and got it...he knew what it was and what he was getting into....the stuff came with the job.....if he doesn't like it, he can quit...but he uses it for a can to just keep on kicking down the road.
mary433 Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 11:51 AM
Also, the Dems took over in 2007 and 8, they were in control, Bush needed to grow a pair, and "just say NO", so Obama is dealing with problems HE helped to create.
In his excellent daily Web news summary, "The Transom," Ben Domenech says that President Obama's speech at the Portland Museum of Art on Saturday "is likely to be Obama's campaign speech from here on out." He's probably correct, so let's take a look, with an eye to whether it's likely to work.

Obama's template is nothing new. He first repeats his claim as to the catastrophic conditions he inherited from President Bush. "It's hard to remember sometimes how perilous things were when I was sworn in."

So Obama took immediate action "to save the auto industry, to get the banks lending again" and...