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The Mythology of Obama's Obstacles

watkinson Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 3:49 PM
I admitted that the myth is the time of when he said it. The facts are that he did say it and his actions support it. You cannot deny this. So all that matters to you is when he said it not that he is actually dooing it. Fair enough, you win. Good for your team. I hope that all those job bills that were blocked and the fact that the recovery is slower than it needs to be is worth it. Again, " Republican controlled Congress has attempted to stymie, muffle and bury just about every piece of legislation aimed at jobs creation and economic improvements. (Some of that legislation was identical in nearly every respect to proposed legislation the Republicans had."

Certain quotes take on a mythical quality. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell entered that pantheon when he said, "The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."

On "60 Minutes" Sunday, the president observed, "When I first came into office, the head of the Senate Republicans said, 'My No. 1 priority is making sure President Obama's a one-term president.'" It's the Dems' favorite talking point, that from day one, Republicans wouldn't play fairly.

At an editorial board meeting Tuesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein declared: "A decision was made early on...