Thursday, June 14, 2012

Obama Listens to Rich Liberals, at His Peril

Obama Listens to Rich Liberals, at His Peril  Thu, 14 Jun 2012 04:05:22 GMT  

Michael Barone, DC Examiner

Who does Barack Obama listen to? Not Republican politicians. Evidently weeks go by between his conversations with Speaker John Boehner, who determines what legislation comes to the House floor. Not Democratic politicians. We have it on good authority that he seldom talks to Democratic members of Congress. Lyndon Johnson used to be on the phone constantly, cajoling and inveigling but also on the alert for shifts in opinion.Speaker Tip O'Neill walked around the Capitol, asking member after member, "What do you hear?" In contrast, Obama, a former adviser told Vanity Fair's Todd...

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