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O's 'blank screen'Why he's losing credibility
NY Post ^ | October 17, 2009 | LYNN FORESTER DE ROTHSCHILD

Posted on 10/17/2009 3:14:53 AM PDT by Scanian

IN "The Audacity of Hope," Barack Obama described himself as "a blank screen on which people of vastly different political stripes project their own views." This is a powerful tool in elections and explains why liberals, moderates, Democrats, Independents and Republicans joined together to give him 53 percent of the vote last November.

Since his election, this "blank screen" has been an asset, allowing the new president to maintain an illusion of progress, even as he has avoided the hard choices necessary for progress. But, as Americans ponder the unavoidable consequences of the president's policies -- particularly health-care reform -- the illusion is wearing thin.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bailouts; bho44; blankscreen; illusion; partypolitics
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To: Al B.

Thanks for sending this along.


21 posted on 10/18/2009 11:21:25 AM PDT by browniexyz
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