Not once has he budged from his demands. He does not attempt to compromise. He dictates -- and whatever happens, he whines and blames someone else.
The House has passed two bills restoring the Bush tax cuts. Obama does not want that (in fact, he secretly wants taxes to rise on all Americans). He wants a straight up vote so he can assign blame. The House should not play his game.
He wants more taxes and more spending. He wants to continue to treat the unemployment system as his private Welfare outlet.
The proper House response should be: "We have already sent a bill too the Senate restoring the Tax cuts. The Senate needs only to pass it. We will not give you (Obama) a blank check to continue to tax and spend. (cont.)