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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Obama should confront Republicans with the $6 trillion in new federal debt they’ve voted for
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Dec. 13, 2012 11:15 a.m.



 



In the coming tug-of-war over the debt ceiling, Congressional Republicans are counting on the likelihood that most Americans don’t realize that these same GOP lawmakers voted last year for $6 trillion in new federal debt.

But Matt Miller is PLEADING with President Obama to make the populace aware of this inconvenient truth:

To listen to the GOP…you’d think they support budgets that don’t add much to the debt at all. This is demonstrably, laughably, even shockingly false. But only a president can emblazon this fact on America’s consciousness and move it to the center of the conversation. Once you do, it will ...

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