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Winning Ugly: Obama and the Fiscal Cliff

Pistol Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 10:50 AM
And so to avoid education beyond the 6th grade level he became a lawyer. It was either that, or a major in journalism. He doubtless made his choice in the belief that being an attorney was a better field for someone would do and/or say anything to further his agenda.

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,...