Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Bob Woodward wonders if the president might not have overplayed his fiscal cliff hand by saying he will not sign a bill that doesn’t raise taxes on the top 2% of earners. That is a red line, and, you know… there’s so many Republicans in the house that that is against doctrine…

In politics, stating the obvious creates a firestorm. Mitt Romney does it again as he explains the Democratic system of winning votes – using tax payer dollars to pay off their special interest voters. Chuck Todd offers the NBC/MSNBC response.

The cheap little games the president plays anger me. His job is to run the country in our best interest, not trick us. In his press conference yesterday, he continued the ruse that UN Ambassador Susan Rice wasn’t part of the Benghazi coverup when she pretended that the killings at the consulate were part of […]

General Petraeus is sent off with compliments in the president’s press conference Wednesday. Obama refers to the sex scandal as a personal matter. My main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an […]

Cornel West blasts the president, and others, for not being black enough. I’m glad there was not a right wing takeover, but we end up with a Rockefeller Republican in Blackface… Richard Nixon is to the left of him on healthcare… Richard Nixon is to the left of him on guaranteed income… Of the black […]

Doris Kearns Goodwin talks about Obama like he’s an important figure in history.

Peggy Noonan thinks the president has the feel of someone who knows he’s losing – reminds her of H.W. I can remember in 1992 seeing President George HW Bush struggle with the idea that he was going to lose… Romney certainly looks peaceful… but he also seems joyous and happy and the president does not […]