Yesterday, I authored a lengthy piece dismantling the panoply of distortions embedded within President Obama's caustic speech on the Republican budget proposal. Incredibly, the White House is now insisting the hyper-partisan address wasn't at all political. Since I published my analysis, a number of others have weighed in on the subject, and I'd commend several for your consideration: The Associated Press' fact-check on Obama's ideological drift, James Capretta's important examination of revenues and outlays,...
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Hey Guy - You closed your article contrasting the standing ovation that Obama received at the end of his speech vs. Romney's tepid applause. This Times Op-Ed framed it better, in a column titled, "Calling Radicalism by Its Name": "President Obama’s fruitless three-year search for compromise with the Republicans ended in a thunderclap of a speech on Tuesday, as he denounced the party and its presidential candidates for cruelty and extremism." That explains the thunderous applause. It appears that Obama may actually take the gloves off this go-around. I sure hope so...
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