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Obama Relishes Roadshow,
But Agenda Still Stuck

Associated Press, by Julie Pace

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/12/2014 3:48:04 AM

WASHINGTON -- Welcome to Barack Obama´s split-screen presidency. On one side: a confident Obama making campaign-style stops around the country and ridiculing his political opponents to the delight of cheering supporters. On the other side: an increasingly unpopular president hobbled by gridlock on Capitol Hill and a steady stream of vexing foreign policy crises. Obama has long sought refuge outside of Washington when his frustrations with the nation´s capital reach a boiling point. But his ability to rally public support in a way that results in progress for his legislative agenda has perhaps never been weaker than it is as he nears

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 7/12/2014 8:53:32 AM     (No. 9920985)

His presidency is like a Ponzi scheme. They need to keep finding fresh suckers to clap and cheer, because so many are bailing out.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 7/12/2014 9:09:40 AM     (No. 9921006)

Excellent analogy, #1. Well done.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JoniTx, 7/12/2014 9:39:56 AM     (No. 9921058)

FTA: ~~"Obama´s presidency has been defined by photo-ops and political theater," said Kevin Madden, a Republican strategist who advised Obama´s 2012 presidential rival, Mitt Romney. "Every time he´s gotten in trouble, he´s sought to seize the airwaves or the podium to try to frame his crisis negatively."~~

Surprised to see this reported by the Associated Press. Is the tide turning, just a wee bit?

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