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A frustrated Obama in reaction
mode as IRS actions, Benghazi
undermine his agenda

Washington Post, by Scott Wilson

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 5/13/2013 10:46:56 PM

There was a guiding principle early in President Obama’s first term that in Washington it is always better to be pitching than catching. The stimulus bill, the bank and auto industry bailouts, Wall Street regulation, health-care legislation, Muslim outreach abroad — the first two years featured Obama as pitcher. But now, as the clearly frustrated president revealed Monday, Obama finds himself in the position of catcher. Events and the web of questions surrounding them are forcing Obama to respond, often defensively and sometimes angrily, at a time when he would rather be setting the terms of the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: finally50, 5/13/2013 10:52:00 PM     (No. 9325532)

I´ve always thought he was a catcher.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: david kahane, 5/14/2013 1:54:25 AM     (No. 9325655)

Classic lefty hed -- poor Barry, bad luck is undermining all the great things he´s trying to do for this ungrateful country. Fundamental transformation!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Melody, 5/14/2013 2:30:54 AM     (No. 9325673)

Rep. Michele Bachmann said, ´´I think the Obama administration is desperate to spin Benghazi, and they can’t. I think they saved this [IRS] story up for a day like today so that conservatives would focus on this admission. Conservatives can handle two shocking stories at the same time. Both are equally unconstitutional and call into question the very president.´´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ohyababy, 5/14/2013 3:10:02 AM     (No. 9325684)

Cry me a river Barry...... Get over it, you´re a lame duck and most folks, including the kool-aid drinkers, have taken note of the fact you´re a LOSER.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 5/14/2013 3:15:13 AM     (No. 9325685)

If there´s a such thing as Obama being good at anything,it has to be he´s a very smooth liar.He stood up there with a straight face yesterday saying Friday was the first he heard about this.I´d rather have the Mafia running this country than these corrupt bastids.

Obama knows there´s nobody that´s going to testify against him in a jurisdiction that means anything.

Obama´s agenda is still alive because John McCain is.

This is like taking credit for every job created but blaming republicans for the ones lost.

The tea parties,etc.,should sue the gov´t,just to get their hands on info through discovery.Obama can´t claim exe.privilege or national security involving the IRS.They should also sue the Southern Poverty Law Center because they´re really the ones behind these audits.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 5/14/2013 3:58:40 AM     (No. 9325693)

The conservative groups should sue, #5. Maybe one of those legal foundations should take their case.

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