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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Robert 206 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:56 AM
Where are the leaders who do this watering? It seems to me that this fellow's skin color automatically blocks any criticism that would have been heaped on any president in the past. There is widespread condescension in the media and in the opposition for this clueless, would-be dictator. He is treated like a small boy with severe retardation problems! He gets an automatic pass and we get a national disaster!

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...