Bob Woodwards Book on Obama explains why nothing has been done in Washington in 2 years.

  • musclmed

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    Sep 08, 2012 2:48 AM GMT
    http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bob-woodward-book-debt-deal-collapse-led-pure/story?id=17104635#.UEqxmdXjF3Y

    "With the president taking charge, though, Obama found that he had little history with members of Congress to draw on. His administration's early decision to forego bipartisanship for the sake of speed around the stimulus bill was encapsulated by his then-chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel: "We have the votes. F--- 'em," he's quoted in the book as saying. "
  • DR2K

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    Sep 08, 2012 2:54 AM GMT
    One will cut off it's nose before it raises taxes on the super wealthy. It's impossible to compromise now with the tea party lunatics taking over republicans.
  • musclmed

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    Sep 08, 2012 4:17 AM GMT
    DR2K saidOne will cut off it's nose before it raises taxes on the super wealthy. It's impossible to compromise now with the tea party lunatics taking over republicans.



    Thats not what Woodward said. It paints the white house as not being interested in negotiation and alienating even his own party. Its not just Woodward saying it either. This has been rumored for some time.