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L.A. Times: Obama Using Tactic Formerly Thought by Liberal Newspaper Editors to Be the Exclusive Province of the GOP: The Dreaded “Wedge Issue”

Everybody at the water cooler at the L.A. Times knows that so-called “wedge issues” are bad things — and that, as such, they have traditionally been used only by Republicans. Today, they are shocked to find Obama using similar tactics, in what hard-hitting editors apparently believe to be the first known instance of Democrats using [...]
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Obama's Contraception Plan Just a Cynical Wedge Issue Used by GOP, Suggests NYTimes

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

The front of Thursday’s New York Times National section featured Jennifer Steinhauer’s “Birth Control is Covered, And G.O.P. Vows a Fight.” Steinhauer portrayed the fight in cynical political terms, showcasing Republicans as being o... Read Post

Washington Post Boosts Liberal 'Wedge Issue' Spin on Birth Control Mandate

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

On Monday, the Washington Post's Greg Sargent forwarded a liberal talking point, that the Obama administration's controversial mandate for coverage of abortifacients and contraception without a co-pay would be used as a "wedge issue... Read Post

[VIDEO]: King Obama Threatens GOP: If Republicans Don’t Shut Down the Government, ‘We Shouldn’t Have a Problem’

US Politics / Conservative : Right Wing News (2 hours ago)

President Obama has often taken issue with Republican-led efforts to bring his administration under control. Now he is threatening Republicans to shut down the government: Last year, House Republicans and Read Post

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