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  •  The only reason Mitt thinks he can get away (1+ / 0-)
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    with putting all the blame on Obama is because Obama's economic policies aren't very different than those of Bush. This allows right wingers to blame "socialist" policies that are, in reality, fairly conservative policies (in the modern sense) for the state that we're in.

    As Greg Sargent has been arguing, Romney's approach to that task has been to blame Obama for the failures of the Bush years—to make the public forget that President Obama inherited an economy in freefall.

    "I wish I could tell you, in the midst of all of this, that President Obama was waging the kind of fight against these draconian Republican proposals that the American people would like to see. He is not." -- Senator Bernie Sanders

    by Sagebrush Bob on Thu Apr 26, 2012 at 05:27:47 PM PDT

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