His move to attach a signing statement to a bill that expanded assistance to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank while also requiring his administration to pressure the organizations into adopting certain policies brought protests from U.S. Reps. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and David Obey, D-Wis., the newspaper said. "During the previous administration, all of us were critical of the president's assertion that he could pick and choose which aspects of congressional statutes he was required to enforce," they wrote. "We were therefore chagrined to see you appear to express a similar attitude."
Holy crap. Now he's trying to shut out fellow Democrats. This moron is expending political capital at an alarming rate, and he didn't consolidate his power first, as Hitler and Mussolini did -- so his attempt to become a tyrant will fail miserably.
posted on 08/10/2009 10:48:42 AM PDT
("If they taxed condoms and toilet paper, they'd have us coming and going." - Lazamataz, 2002)
This moron is expending political capital at an alarming rate,...
Well, he is already run out of real capital, and his credit rating is getting shakey among lenders such as China. So, I guess all he has left is political capital. And not much of that left either.
posted on 08/10/2009 12:13:41 PM PDT
(It's 1938 all over again - the democrats are the new NAZIs and conservatives are the new Jews.)
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