President Barack Obama has been using some vivid imagery lately to discuss the national political dynamic.
He's talked about breaking the fever of partisan sniping in Washington. And he's speculated that his re-election might help end the political stalemate in Washington, much like "popping a blister."
About that latter desription ... Even deputy Obama campaign manager Stephanie Cutter called it "disgusting." She spoke during a panel discussion with ABC News and Yahoo! News
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