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Obama Campaign Tears America Apart

Willis8 Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 1:34 PM
NO QUESTION ABOUT IT Obama is simply taking the ammunition that the right has given him. He's not lying when he says that Republicans are ina fight against women and everybody else who isn't white, straight, christian, and fairly well off. Oh and lest I forget, bent on making their 17-year-old daughter bear the child of a rapist. Just read the rest of Town Hall. I'm certain that republicans are trying to divide my country and I think its sick.

Remember when President Obama inspired Americans with such tired bromides as, "There are no red states or blue states, just the United States"? Remember when Obama declared that Americans had to pull together, because what united us was stronger than what divided us?

Yeah, not so much.

President Obama's re-election campaign has been an exercise in fragmentation. Where the 2008 campaign was built thematically around the notion that a polarized electorate was bad for the country and that election of a third-way, multi-racial president could symbolically overcome our divisions once and for all, the 2012 campaign is built on precisely the opposite notion:...