Fabrications from the Bully Pulpit

Going over the "fiscal cliff" begins to appear to be a strategy for Democrats to take back the House.  The President is prepared to fully explain to the nation why the dysfunctional GOP controlled House is the cause of the nation's woes and particularly why the "cliff" is the Republican's fault. In a Wall Street Journal article recounting behind closed door discussions between the President and the House Speaker, it is revealed that "Mr. Obama repeatedly lost patience with the Speaker as negotiations faltered. In an Oval Office meeting last week, he told Mr. Boehner that if the sides didn't reach agreement, he would use his inaugural address and his State of the Union speech to tell the country the Republicans were at fault." This is right in his wheel house. National audience receives disinformation. Lacking rebuttal, unquestioned, and consumed by a lazy journalistic community, the utterances will pass for the truth. Joe Wilson and Judge Alito know the game. The alleged...(Read Full Post)