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On January 19, Los Angeles Times columnist Doyle McManus headlined "Obama, Version 2.0," saying:
Obama "learned at least three important lessons from" term one. They shaped his thinking.
"Confrontation sometimes works better than conciliation." He "hoped to be a bridge builder." More recently, "he's been more of a bridge burner."
He "told Republicans".he flatly refuses to negotiate over the debt ceiling, and warned that if a showdown over the issue damages the economy, it will be on their heads."
Decades ago, both parties agreed to destroy America's social contract. Obama accelerated the process. Out of sight and mind, he, key Democrats, and Republicans pursue it.
Rhetoric belies official policy. Both parties are in lockstep. Not a dime's worth of difference separates them. They agree on issues mattering most.
They plan third-worldizing America. Police state laws target non-believers. The world's largest gulag bears testimony to current policy. Much worse ahead is planned.
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