Skip to comments.Liberals balk at Obama’s 2nd-term overtures to GOP
Posted on 04/09/2013 8:26:13 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Liberal lawmakers from Congress and a coalition of like-minded groups rallied outside the White House on Tuesday, voicing frustration at the Democratic president they say has let them down by proposing cuts to Medicare and Social Security.
One day before President Barack Obama was set to unveil his budget, organizers stacked nine file boxes in front of the White House that they said contained more than 2 million signatures on petitions telling Obama they wont stand for cuts to entitlement programs cherished by the Democratic base.
Their voices joined those of other liberal Democrats who are increasingly declaring their discontent with Obamas second-term overtures to Republicans as he works to secure bipartisan support for his proposals on gun control, immigration, the budget and the environmentachievements that could form a powerful legacy, but only if he can get them through a divided Congress.
I am so shocked. This is not what I expected from him, said Phyllis Zolotorow, a medical secretary from Ellicott City, Md., who said she campaigned for Obama in 2008 and 2012.
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I can’t help but smile. Romney and Ryan told them over and over this was going to happen. Now they’re surprised.
Or, or.... they won't vote for him next time?
It would be a real hoot to find out what was really in those 9 boxes. Probably used Starbuck’s napkins. I wonder if anyone bothered to check.
Well of course they can b*tch now, they got him his second term. If he decrees an executive order that he has appointed himself eligible for a third term, an affirmative action to make up for all the years of white male presidents, they’ll shut up right quick.
Oh, and war is OK again, since the affirmative action president is CIC.
What overtures to GOPe?
GOP morons: Duh, sounds like good deal, me take it.
2015: GOP Morons: Duh, how come there's no fence? Me lost my seat over tax increase vote.