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  •  Oh my! (3+ / 0-)
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    kestrel sparhawk, rokart, melvyng

    You seem to be falling for the good cop/bad cop game in one of its less conspicuous variations (the more obvious ones being in the areas of the economy and the environment).

    My point is that Obama rarely takes the opposite position to any of the Rethuglicans you listed.  He takes similar but less extreme positions.  The article itself points out that Obama has been doing exactly what Bachmann accuses him of not doing.

    And the further point is that Democrats like Obama and the Clintons are advancing the right-wing agenda under the cover of deafening hate-mongering from the Right.  Obama gets race-baited all the time (birtherism is just one form of that).  Bill was witch-hunted for doing what JFK did all the time--and that gave him cover to pass NAFTA and repeal Glass-Steagall.  When Hillary takes office, she'll be targeted by every right-wing misogynist in the country, and that will give her cover to push economic inequality and  environmental devastation to even greater extremes.

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