Skip to comments.Irony 101
Posted on 11/09/2010 8:21:50 AM PST by agee
After his party was handed a historic defeat by the electorate, President Obama is returning to one of the promises of his presidential campaign, bipartisanship. The principal of bipartisanship was a routine part of candidate Obamas stump speech all through 2008, and was a constant theme running throughout the campaign. Even during his election night victory speech President Elect Obama said In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. Lets resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so long.
Ironically, after assuming power, President Obama turned out to be one the most hyper partisan leaders our country has seen in generations. Even the tone of his inauguration speech was not the hope and change of the campaign trail, and some might say that his obvious jabs at President Bush were petty. Things did not improve thereafter. Shortly after coming into office President Obama held a meeting on the proposed stimulus package. Congressional Republicans were concerned at the size and scope of the package, and also had ideas as to what should or shouldnt be in the pork laden bill. The candidate who ran on bipartisanship and was now President had a simple answer to their concerns, I won.
During 2009 Democrats literally changed the locks on doors to keep Republicans out of meeting rooms. Nancy Pelosi was willing to rewrite rules to ensure that she got her way. The same Nancy Pelosi that fought for a minority party bill of rights in the house was all to willing employ rule changes, including changing house ethics rules that she helped write. Leaders of the Democratic party were following the Presidents highly partisan lead...
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Iman Obummer does not know anything about bipartisanship. He only has one agenda and that is to destroy capitalism and the American way of life. There is no working with the GOP.
He doesn’t want bi-partisanship, he want the winners to compromise with him and his agenda.
I heard some Republican, stratagist or something say today on FoxNews that the newly elected tea party candidates would have to be ‘reined in’ and learn how things are done in Washington. We DID NOT send them there to be ‘reined in’ or to compromise.
*I heard some Republican, stratagist or something say today on FoxNews that the newly elected tea party candidates would have to be reined in and learn how things are done in Washington. We DID NOT send them there to be reined in or to compromise.*