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How President Obama Lost His Shirt to John Boehner

Think Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 12:48 PM
Boehner's bottom line seems to be that the adults on the Right are willing to sacrifice something they like - Defense - in order to get what the nation needs - LESS SPENDING; and that the kiddies on the Left are absolutely unwilling to sacrifice vote-buying entitlements for ANY reason whatsoever. The Left is infantile and it's time this was pointed out LOUD AND CLEAR.

The House, under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner, has precipitated a postponement in the debt ceiling fight until May. This represents a strategic choice by Boehner to make the Sequester fight, not the debt ceiling fight, the next major engagement. Much of the mainstream media now is accusing Congress of “kicking the can down the road.” They are missing the strategic implications.

In retrospect, at the Battle at Fiscal Cliff, Boehner took President Obama to the cleaners. He did it suavely, without histrionics. While Obama churlishly, and in a politically amateurish manner, publicly strutted about having forced the Republicans...