Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 4 (4 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Article Stats   43 comments

If Obama loses the election, here's why - The Washington Post

Quicklink submitted by Rob Kall     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

Well Said 4   Valuable 2   Must Read 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 8/27/12

Become a Fan
  (283 fans)


At www.washingtonpost.com

Obama's first mistake was inviting the Republicans to the table. The GOP had just decimated the economy and had been repudiated by voters to such an extent that few Americans wanted to admit that they were registered Republicans. Yet Obama, with his penchant for unilateral bipartisanship, refused to speak ill of what they had done. The American people wanted the perpetrators of the Great Recession held accountable, and they wanted the president & Congress to enact legislation to prevent Wall Street bankers from ever destroying the lives of so many again. Instead they saw renewed bonuses -- and then they saw red. Republicans learned very quickly that they could attack Obama and his agenda with impunity. Only at election time, or when he's up against the ropes, does this president ever tell a story with a villain. The 2nd mistake was squandering the goodwill Americans felt toward him

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.washingtonpost.com


 

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this Quicklink has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
15 people are discussing this page, with 43 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

This is what every American needs to hear, to read... by C. S. Herrman on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:05:15 PM
Our family for one will NOT vote for Obama again, ... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:17:13 PM
The Washington Post published a letter to the edit... by Paul from Potomac on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:35:20 PM
Appreciate your feedback,Paul. As the saying goes ... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 3:54:21 PM
They say that when the Big Kahuna calls, people li... by Paul from Potomac on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:33:04 PM
Maybe Romney will win since Wall Street  ... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:26:21 PM
After a fling with Obama - the charismatic Democra... by Lynne Kringler on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:40:21 AM
  Since Chuck Hagel in 1996 the real threat t... by Richard Lee on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:23:43 PM
Obama is also fascist and has demonstrated this to... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:36:05 PM
And you both show the same defect, you don't see t... by BFalcon on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:21:09 PM
I'm afraid you don't get it. Obama has total power... by Deborah Dills on Monday, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:57:24 PM
Romney is a front-man in the fascist wing of the e... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:48:53 AM
The question of who is more fascist could certainl... by Stephen Unger on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:08:21 AM
Not investigating is not an endorsement. You don'... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:37:11 AM
While I won't vote for either,maybe Romney should ... by Deborah Dills on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 11:16:44 PM
To see how absurd is letting Romney win and what h... by BFalcon on Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 12:27:13 AM
In reading the excellent article above. I agree w... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:59:38 AM
rather judge the President on what they think he i... by Lynne Kringler on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:08:59 AM
about what a President can or cannot do. Start wit... by Lynne Kringler on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 4:27:01 AM
  I know what a president can and can't ... by Deborah Dills on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 1:57:58 PM
Nobody can end a war in a day. But he ended the wa... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 8:56:25 PM
Politifact.org Prison remains open, operational Up... by Lynne Kringler on Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 1:08:22 AM
  A Blue Dog, (see: Billie Tauzin), is a Corp... by Richard Lee on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 9:02:07 PM
There is no question that simply declaring a citiz... by John Sanchez Jr. on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 7:45:19 AM
the woman offered the choice between the two rapis... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 9:18:12 AM
that the choice represents the difference between ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 9:28:29 AM
Progressives do not want Obama to win because they... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:19:40 AM
We the people, however, have no choice but to work... by BFalcon on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 10:33:06 AM
is certainly the easiest thing to do to consider t... by Mark Sashine on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:15:52 PM
It's not about being a good or bad citizen. It's a... by J. Edward Tremlett on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:36:04 PM
Mark,I believe we agree that neither Obama nor Rom... by Stephen Unger on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 7:37:36 PM
He's a right leaning right of centrist and that's ... by David Weaver on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 1:17:08 PM
we keep talking about the lesser of two evils as i... by Scott Sorensen on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:10:59 PM
I won't vote for the lesser of two evils, but I mi... by Jim Arnold on Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 at 10:41:29 AM
Jim,So, as I understand it, if major party A is ve... by Stephen Unger on Friday, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:24:42 AM
What I mean is, given that we have yet to build a ... by Jim Arnold on Friday, Aug 31, 2012 at 11:25:19 AM
A viable alternative will not appear by magic. The... by Stephen Unger on Sunday, Sep 2, 2012 at 11:23:22 AM
I don't disagree that it's a good strategy to buil... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 5:33:00 AM
Jim,The presidential race dominates all other poli... by Stephen Unger on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 2:24:52 PM
Stephen,If you're going to write-off the Obama-sup... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 at 3:40:41 PM
..but let me add that the minute that Obama began ... by JimZ on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 2:23:33 PM
For all who keep babbling on about "Change," "Resi... by Sherwin Steffin on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 5:59:37 PM
Okay, I'm done with the ad hominem. I don't disagr... by Jim Arnold on Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 6:59:45 PM