Go ahead, Barry. Make our day

Obama has warned Democrats who vote "No" for health care reform that he will not campaign for them in the upcoming election. The President "refuse[s] to make fund-raising visits during November elections to any district whose representative has not backed the bill...Mr. Obama's threat came as the year-long debate over his signature domestic policy entered its final week." Oddly enough, Obama's intimidation may be the very impetus wavering Democrats need to help them make a final decision to side with the people and vote against a bill most Americans reject.  Back in the Obama hay day, "A one-night presidential appearance [could] bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds which would otherwise take months to accumulate through cold-calling by campaign volunteers." That was before early last summer when the independent support that delivered Obama the White House began bleeding out. "In May, 66 percent of independents approved of...(Read Full Post)