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Bipartisanship Was Never Part of the Plan

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

This hasn’t received enough attention: As President Barack Obama was celebrating his inauguration at various balls, top Republican lawmakers and strategists were conjuring up ways to submarine his presidency at a private dinner in Washington. […] According to Draper, the guest list that night (which was just over 15 people in total) included Republican Reps. Eric Cantor (Va.
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CNN Commentator: ISIS Killed Journalist Due to Fear of Obama

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (8 hours ago)

CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Maria Cardona argued that the murder of American journalist James Wright Foley was due to the success of President Barack Obama’s Iraq policy. “It's [Foley’s murder] not certainly ... Read Post

"Grumbling by lawmakers about a president is nothing unusual. But what is striking now is the way prominent Democrats’ views of Mr. Obama’s shortcomings..."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse (yesterday)

"... are spilling out into public, and how resigned many seem that the relationship will never improve," reports the NYT.In private meetings, Mr. Reid’s chief of staff, David Krone, has voiced regular dismay to lawmakers and top aid... Read Post

GOP Leaders Began Plotting on Inauguration Night

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (2 years ago)

Another tidbit from Do Not Ask What Good We Do by Robert Draper, courtesy of the Huffington Post: "As President Barack Obama was celebrating his inauguration at various balls, top Republican lawmakers and strategists were conjuring ... Read Post


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