Tag: jake tapper

Scandal? (Update)

I know that there are some who feel that they are oh, so close to seeing the end of the Obama administration. These are the same people who thought that Mitt Romney was going to win the general election. This, of course, was in spite of overwhelming data suggesting otherwise. President Barack Obama is facing a trifecta of scandals. Let’s investigate each of the scandals separately. Benghazi. This is the gift that keeps on giving. At long last it appears the conservatives actually have traction on this issue. Yet, there’s really nothing here. The administration initially stated that there were demonstrations

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Conservatives’ last stand

This is nothing really new. The conservatives will pick a subject and then decide that this will be their Waterloo. This is where they draw the line. They shut down the government with this tactic during the Clinton administration. They were able to make the healthcare reform bill significantly more conservative with this tactic. Well, as it turns out, they aren’t going to spend any more money. The debt ceiling is their new line in the sand. Let’s see how this plays out politically. I think that it will sink the Republicans, who always seem to overplay their hand. From Political

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Americans are confusing

I’m in Rome. I find being bathed in all of this history fascinating. I’m not up on the latest in the healthcare debate but I did find this interesting. From Jake Tapper: President Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner last night, discussing false claims made about the health care reform bill, told a little anecdote. “I was up at the G20 — just a little aside — I was up at the G20, and some of you saw those big flags and all the world leaders come in and Michelle and I are shaking hands with them,” the president

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