Wednesday Evening News Roundup
We must remember the Republican strategy that was devised by Nixon and perfected by Reagan – divide and conquer. You must paint your opponent as someone who is not one of us. He’s not a real American. They did it to John Kerry. They did it to Al Gore. Now, a Romney aide stated that President Obama does not understand the “Anglo-Saxon heritage” shared by the United States and Britain. It is almost as if he were an outsider. He didn’t take Western Civilization in junior high school. Fortunately, our president did pay attention in junior high school, high school and college. He understands our heritage extremely well. This is just another attempt to paint the president as an outsider.
Progressives versus Regressives by Robert Reich
While in London, Mitt Romney is hoping to bask in the glory of the Olympics. He’s hoping that some of the Olympic magic may rub off on him. While in London, he will be meeting with a group of extremely influential bankers (never mind the banking LIBOR scandal) who are paying upwards of $75,000 per plate to have dinner with him. You already know what’s going to be discussed. Cut regulations. Let us continue to rape and pillage America, Europe and the world. (more…)